Parliament Nod To Resolution Abrogating J&K’s Special Status
Union Home Minister Amit Shah speaks during discussion on the resolution to revoke Article 370, in the Lok Sabha, in New Delhi. (Source: PTI)

Parliament Nod To Resolution Abrogating J&K’s Special Status

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Parliament on Tuesday approved a resolution abrogating special status to Jammu & Kashmir given under Article 370 of the Constitution.

The resolution was passed by Lok Sabha with 351 members in support and 72 against it, while one member abstained.

Rajya Sabha had adopted the resolution on Monday.

The government on Monday revoked some provisions of the Article 370 to take away Jammu & Kashmir's special status, and proposed bifurcation of the state into two union territories, Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh.

Also read: Article 370: The Legislative Bagatelle Or Benjamin Buttoning Of Kashmir

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