Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Amendment Bill passed in Parliament

New Delhi, July 1 :  Rajya Sabha approved statutory resolution to extend President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a further period of 6 months with effect from 3rd July 2019 and also passed J&K Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

In Rajya Sabh, Amit Shah said, “After Maharaja’s treaty with Union of India, Kashmir became India’s integral part, what was the need to go to UN?Was it not a mistake, if we don’t learn from & accept our mistakes the coming generations will also keep making mistakes.”

” Ghulam Nabi Azad ji & Manoj Jha(RJD) ji said we(Govt)want to spread misinformation against Nehruji among Indian public.This is wrong. This is not our intention and never will be.But, the nations which dont learn from their mistakes in history don’t have bright future,”he added.

On extending the President’s rule in Kashmir, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the Centre has no option but to extend the rule for six months as the Election Commission intends to hold assembly polls there towards the end of the year.

Home Minister Amit Shah is all set to table the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill that grants quota in educational institutions and government jobs to those living within 10km of the international border (IB) along the Line of Control (LoC).

Shah, meanwhile, will move a resolution for approval of President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six months.

Bills in Rajya Sabha today

— The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019

— The Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Bills in Lok Sabha today

— The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019

— The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Bharatiya Janata Party is the single largest party in the Upper House with 75 members. The Congress is the largest opposition party with 48 members and Samaajwadi Party and Trinamool Congress being the largest non-Congress-non-BJP party with 13 members each.

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