Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad condemned the government’s proposal to revoke Article 370, abrogating the special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Responding to Home Minister Amit Shah’s statement in the House, Ghulam Nabi Azad accused the BJP of murdering the Constitution.
A massive ruckus broke out in Rajya Sabha as the home minister proposed to revoke Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories – namely Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh. Several Opposition parties staged a protest in the Parliament. PDP, Trinamool Congress, DMK MPs sat on dharna on the floor in the well of Rajya Sabha.