Union Home Minister Amit Shah called the passage of bill stripping Special Status for Jammu & Kashmir a historic development. The resolution was cleared in the Upper House after it was tabled by Amit Shah. While 125 votes have been in favour, 61 votes were against the resolution.
Amit Shah justified the sensational move by saying Centre kept spending Rs 27,000 on each Kashmiri as against Rs 8,200 on rest of the Indians yet poverty and unemployment increased. He alleged that only the state-level parties and their cadre reaped benefits. Shah wondered not even tourism development happened inspite breathtaking scenaries in the valley. He blamed the previous governments for extending the implementation of a temporary resolution for seven decades,
On Tuesday, The resolution and Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Act 2019 will be tabled in Lol Sabha. PM Narendra Modi is going to address the nation on Wednesday.