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JP Nadda revealed about dates of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir

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16th September, 2019 13:45 IST

New Delhi: After the abolition of Section 370 from Jammu and Kashmir by the Central Government, the state was divided into a Union Territory. Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were made two separate union territories. Also, new delimitation was announced in Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly. With this, the discussion started about whether the elections in the state would be held along with the elections in the three states this year or afterwards.

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Putting an end to these speculations, BJP acting president JP Nadda said that elections in the state will be held only after delimitation of constituencies. He said that Jammu and Kashmir has been given the status of Union Territory, but there is assembly there. Elections will be held there. But there will be delimitation of constituencies before elections.

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Scheduled Tribe seats will also be reserved for Gujjars and Bakarwals. In a public meeting, JP Nadda said that Article 370 was the fault of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country. He said that Pakistan tried to raise this issue in the UN Security Council, but more than a hundred countries supported India's side, saying that Jammu and Kashmir is and will remain its internal matter. Please note that the leaders of almost all the main political parties of Jammu and Kashmir are under house arrest.

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