The Indian government has scrapped article 370 and 35A which granted special status to Jammu & Kashmir. The state of Jammu and Kashmir had this status since it joined Indian Union in 1947. The indian government has further divided the state of J&K into two states as J&K and Ladakh. These two states will be Union Territory from now on.
What is Kashmir Crisis?
Kashmir has been at centre stage between India and Pakistan. In Fact both have fought war many times. The state of J&K joined india in 1947 with some special status given to it, which has been removed now.
What’s happening in Kashmir ?
India has deployed troops in the kashmir valley. The traditional Amarnath yatra has been cancelled and and section 144 has been imposed in the valley. The leaders of the regional parties are under house arrest. The internet and mobile communication has been stopped.
The Kashmir will have a legislative assembly and ladakh will not. The Government of india will govern these two states like any other UTs of India. The lieutenant governor will represent the government through president of india. Some are questioning it’s legality and some see as integrity of India.
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