Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Samajwadi Party (SP) have decided to lend their support to the extension of President’s Rule in J&K.
Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Monday announced in Rajya Sabha that his party will support the extension by six months of the President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir which is ending on Tuesday.
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ram Gopal Yadav announces in Rajya Sabha that the party will support the extension by 6 months of the President’s rule in Jammu & Kashmir which is ending tomorrow pic.twitter.com/o2uACCQcpZ
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Moreover, the TMC will also announced its support to the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
Besides, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) also decided to support the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and the extension of President’s Rule in the state.
This came after Union Home Minister Amit Shah Monday moved a statutory resolution in the upper house to extend President’s Rule for another six months, starting July 3.
The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill that proposes to provide reservation to people living in the areas along the border with Pakistan on par with residents of areas near the Line of Actual Control.
“A total of 433 villages in the state including 70 in Kathua, 133 in Samba and 232 in Jammu will be the beneficiaries of the Bill,” Shah said.
Both the Bills have already been passed by voice vote in Lok Sabha on Friday, June 28.