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Jay Panda and Yechury to face off in Oxford debate on Kashmir issue

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice-President Baijayant Panda (pictured) will speak in favour of the motion and Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury will talk ag

Sitaram Yechury, CPI(M) leader
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The Oxford Union, a debating society founded in 1823 and located in Oxford, is one of the world’s most prestigious private students’ societies. On Wednesday, it will hold a “head-to-head” on the Kashmir issue. The Crisis In Kashmir: Should Special Status Have Been Revoked? is the topic of the debate slated for Wednesday evening. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice-President Baijayant Panda (pictured) will speak in favour of the motion and Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury will talk against it. The Oxford Union states while some have derided the move to scrap the provisions of Article

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 10:01 PM IST

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