Kashmir needs peace process not unnecessary controversies: APSCC

All Party Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) chairman Jagmohan Raina who met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh apprised him about the the volatile situation that has risen due to controversy of Article 35 A in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, particularly in Kashmir valley. In a press statement issued to Kashmir Post Raina said: “Home Minister should take political opinion from all the stakeholders of Kashmir before deciding anything.” He said Kashmir needs peace process not unnecessary controversies. #Article35A, #Shutdown, #Controversies

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Kashmir observing Shutdown over Article 35A Row

A complete shutdown in being observed in Kashmir valley in view of a shutdown call given by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against attempts to abrogate Article 35-A. Kashmir Post has learnt that shops, public transport and educational institutions have been closed. Heavy contingents of police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been also deployed in strength across the Valley to thaw any protests. Reports of similar of locked down from district headquarters were also received by the Kashmir Post newsroom The entrie Hurriyat leadership has been put under house detention…

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Article 35A is agenda of alliance with NDA, PM gave assurance on alliance: Mehbooba Mufti

For the “idea of India to accommodate the idea of Jammu & Kashmir”, Article 35A that grants special status to the State “should not” be removed, said the State’s chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday after a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reported ANI. She further said that the basis of her PDP’s alliance with the BJP is that the “status quo of 370 has to be maintained”. She added that PM Modi “gave 100% assurance on the agenda of alliance”. Article 370 also accords the State special status.…

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