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Amit Shah moves resolution in Lok Sabha to bring Bill for reorganising J-K

Moving the resolution following the President's order abrogating Article 370, Shah sought the permission of the House to bring the bill

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Monday, Aug 5, 2019. Photo: PTI

Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved a resolution in the Lok Sabha for bringing a bill to reorganise the state of into two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

Moving the resolution following the President's order abrogating Article 370, Shah sought the permission of the House to bring the bill.

He assured the opposition members that he would move the bill and the resolution for consideration of the House on Tuesday and was only seeking the permission of the House for the same now.

"I will move the bill for consideration and passage tomorrow.

The opposition can have detailed discussion on the same. I am ready to give the reply," he told the House, amid protests by opposition members and thumping of desks by treasury benches.

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First Published: Mon, August 05 2019. 17:40 IST
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