The BJP this morning upheld a promise made by its founder in 1952. Like notes ban, the ending of special status and statehood to Jammu and Kashmir has the potential for major political gains. If public responses from around the country are any indicator, this could be the next PM Modi-Amit Shah game-changer. But like notes ban, it raises many questions about its impact and its intent. Just hours ago, we have heard that Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah have been arrested.