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Scrapping Article 370 to bring immense benefits for J&K, Ladakh: President

Kovind said changes made in J&K and Ladakh will enable the people to access and enjoy the same rights, same privileges as their fellow citizens in the country

Kovind delivers Independence Day speech
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President Ram Nath Kovind delivers Independence Day speech

Press Trust of India New Delhi
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday expressed confidence that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will benefit immensely from the revocation of provisions of Article 370 that gave special status to the state and its bifurcation into two Union Territories.

Delivering his Independence Day address to the nation, Kovind also said the changes made in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh recently will enable the people to access and enjoy the same rights, same privileges and same facilities as their fellow citizens in the rest of the country.

"...I am confident that the recent changes made in Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh would

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First Published: Aug 14 2019 | 7:23 PM IST

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