Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, while congratulating the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the passage of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation, said the scrapping of the Article 370 will lead to the massive social and economic transformation of the region.
“Scrapping of #Article370 will lead to the massive social and economic transformation of #JammuandKashmir. It shall unleash a new wave of opportunities for youth. Heartiest congratulations to PM Sri @narendramodi & HM Sri @AmitShah for this monumental bulwark to #NewIndia,” Sarma tweeted.
The Lok Sabha cleared the J&K Reorganisation Bill that seeks to scrap Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir with 366 votes in favour and 66 votes against. On August 5th, 2019, the Upper House of the parliament – Rajya Sabha cleared the bill with 125 votes in favour and 61 against the bill.
Guwahati | First Published: Aug 06, 2019