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Omar Abdullah targets Centre again over Article 35A

Omar Abdullah targets Centre again over Article 35A
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Conference (JKNC) leader and former chief minister on Wednesday said that is abuzz with rumours that the J-K People’s Democratic Party (JKDPD) has organised a mega public meeting for Home Minister so “he can announce Central support to 35A.”

Taking to Twitter, talked about the above-mentioned reports.

“The expectation is that the Modi will throw its complete weight behind protecting 35A and ji will announce this on the 10th.” Abdulla tweeted from his official account on Wednesday.

Article 35A of the Indian Constitution is an article that empowers the state’s legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and provide special rights and privileges to those permanent residents.

Article 35 A is challenged in the Supreme Court and it would hear the related petitions after Diwali.

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the (BJP) have been historically opposed to both articles and have been advocating to abolish it.

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