We will Remove Article 35 A in 2020, Says Amit Shah

April 01

The president of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Amit Shah has said that abrogating Article 35-A was the party’s commitment to the people of the country and it shall be removed by 2020, the Quint reported.

“Article 35Ais in the BJP manifesto and has been so since 1950, It has not happened till now as we do not have a majority in Rajya Sabha, but I believe it will happen by 2020,” Amit Shah said.

Article 35A empowers the government of Jammu and Kashmir to define a class of persons as constituting “permanent residents” of the state and also allows the government to confer special rights and privileges to the people with respect to employment and acquisition of immovable property in the state.

Amit Shah here said that the BJP government has banned organisations and plugged “Terror funding” to curb militancy in Kashmir.

The claimed that the maximum number of militants have been killed during the BJP rule.

“Hindu terrorism is fake, there is nothing like that, “he said adding that the world talks about the terror is run from Pakistan.”

Reacting to shame in the International Media over the Air Strikes in Pakistan , he said he does not prefer to watch foreign media and only quoted the figures, about the death toll.