Those who want to break the country, should feel frightened, Amit Shah had said
President's rule will be extended in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3. The amendment bill of the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 was also passed in the Upper House following a speech by Home Minister Amit Shah where he spoke of "Insaniyat, Jamhooriyat, Kashmiriyat".
The resolution to extend the President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for another six months was already passed by the Lok Sabha While tabling the resolution, Mr Shah said the elections in the state cannot take place now, as the state assembly has been dissolved.
"Modi government's commitment to the policy of 'Jamhooriyat, Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat' should not be taken to mean that the forces that want to divide India will be spared. They will be given an appropriate response in their same language," Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha.
Jammu and Kashmir has been under central rule since June 2018, when the BJP ended its alliance with Mehbooba Mufti's People's Democratic Party.
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President's Rule Extended in J&K With Samajwadi Party, Naveen Patnaik Help
The President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir has been extended by another six months. Union Home Minister Amit Shah presented two bills - one for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir and Reservation (Amendment) Bill - in Rajya Sabha today. Both bills have been passed by the Lok Sabha.
Rajya Sabha approves resolution to extend President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for 6 more months with effect from 3rd July 2019.
Rajya Sabhas also passes J&K Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
Amit Shah Speaks In Rajya Sabha On Jammu And Kashmir Reservation Bill
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved a resolution in the Rajya Sabha for extending President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3 along with the amendment bill of the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004. The resolution to extend the President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for another six months was already passed by the Lok Sabha While tabling the resolution, Mr Shah said the elections in the state cannot take place now, as the state assembly has been dissolved.
"Security agencies had expressed inability to provide security to candidates for holding Lok Sabha, Assembly polls together. Government will not delay elections in Jammu and Kashmir even for a day the moment Election Commission agrees to hold polls. Snapped ties with PDP when realised separatism was being encouraged," Home Minister Amit Shah was quoted as saying by Press Trust of India
BJP tweets on Amit Shah's speech in the Parliament:
"Ram Gopalji had said that Kashmir is disputed, I would like to point out that neither is Kashmir disputed nor POK Kashmir is disputed, all these are an integral parts of India"
"But when we felt that separatism was being promoted and water was going over the head, we did not even take any extra time to withdraw from the government"
"Modi govt is clear that infiltration must be curbed and infiltrators must be identified and sent away. For this, we are committed to NRC. As for the persecuted Hindu refugees, we will also bring Citizenship Amendment Bill to grant the Indian citizenship"
"Modi government's commitment to the policy of 'Jamhooriyat, Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat' should not be taken to mean that the forces who want to divide India will be spared. They will be given an appropriate response in their same language: HM Shri @AmitShah," said a tweet posted by BJP's official account.
What Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha:
- We will be the ones protecting the culture of Kashmir. There will be a time when at Mata Khir Bhawani temple, Kashmiri Pandits will be praying and Sufis will be seen alongside them
- I am not a pessimist, we speak of humanity.
- I can say with pride that if there is one state under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana that has benefited the most, it will be Jammu and Kashmir. The Modi government is providing free treatment to the poor and this is what we call humanity
Amit Shah's speech in the parliament:
"Sufi tradition had been part of Kashmir? where are they know?
Kashmiri pandits, they were thrown out of the state, were they not part of Kashmiriyat?
When Sufis were attacked, Sufi saints were murdered, those who used to talk of Hindu-Muslim unity, they were also thrown out of Kashmir."
"There will be a time when we will see Kashmiri Pandits and Sufis, both stand together and pray," Says Amit Shah at the Upper House of the Parliament.
"Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of the country and no one can separate it from India. The Narendra Modi government has a zero-tolerance policy towards terrorism. The government is committed to Jammu and Kashmir's development. We will move forward in the spirit of Kashmiriyat, Jamuriyat, insaniyat..." said the Home Minister in the Rajya Sabha.
Amit Shah 's address in the Parliament:
- Want to thank lawmakers for showing solidarity on Jammu and Kashmir
- Government committed to ending terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir
- Leaders remembered Atal Bihari Vajpayee today. Atal ji had said ''Jamhuriyat, Kashmiriyat'' on Jammu and Kashmir
- Want to ask why was there no election in the 1973-74?
Amit Shah speaks in the Parliament. Says Jammu and Kashmir an integral part of India.
The government said it has taken a serious note of the assault on a forest department official in Telangana and will do whatever possible as a regulator. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said during the Question Hour that such incidents cannot be tolerated. "We are taking it very seriously because this cannot be tolerated. We, as a regulator, will do whatever possible," Mr Javadekar said.
Amit Shah Presents tables resolution on President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir
- There has been reservation at LOC, not at international border, schools are closed for days which affects their education.
- People living by the international border, should be provided education and jobs. The Bill will be able to help more than 3 lakh people in the region.
- The President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir ends tomorrow. I request that it should be increased for 6 months.
- There has been governor's rule in the state for 6 months also.
- Amarnath Yatra, Gujjar movement are upcoming in the near months. So it will not be possible to hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir on time. Kindly increase the President's rule in the state
Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Monday said that reports about high unemployment rate in the country are misleading and asserted that employment generation is the priority of the government. The government is looking into the issue of unemployment and would be coming out with a report, he said.
The DMK on Monday named two party nominees for the Rajya Sabha election, effectively quashing speculations of former prime minister Manmohan Singh being fielded from Tamil Nadu with its support. DMK president M K Stalin announced that the third seat was being allotted to ally MDMK.
Ram Vilas Paswan takes oath as Rajya Sabha member
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who was last week elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar, Monday took oath as a member of of the Upper House. Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu called for new members to take oath.
"This bill is not to please anyone but for those living near the International Border," Amit Shah said.
The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed in Lok Sabha. The upper house approved the statutory resolution to extend President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a further period of 6 months with effect from July 3.