Kashmir parties worried over rumours regarding Article 35A
The political parties in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, it seems, are worried over the rumours that the central government is planning to scrap the Article 35A, which provides a special status to the state.
The political parties have warned the central government against the rumoured removal of the controversial section.
The political parties based in the state have organised a special meeting in the state to discuss the matter. Even rival parties have participated in the meeting. The representatives of the PDP, National Conference, Peoples Conference and the J&K Peoples Movement have participated in the meeting.
The meeting has been headed by PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti. After the meeting, the organiser has led a delegation to J&K governor Satya Pal Malik. The delegation has expressed all their worries to the governor. They have expressed their concern over the government’s move to withdraw all the tourists from the state.
The government has explained the reason for the government’s decision to the delegation. He has told them that the government has received credible information regarding possible terrorist attacks on the Amarnath Yarta.
The governor has asked to the leaders of the political parties to tell their supporters to remain calm.
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