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J&K: National Conference to skip remaining legislative session as protest over state’s special status

The National Conference issued a statement in this regard alleging that the protest against the government’s conspiracies to trample the aspirations of the people by demolishing the state’s special status.


By   |  Updated On : July 06, 2017 07:04 PM
J&K: National Conference to skip remaining legislative session as protest over state’s special status

J&K: National Conference to skip remaining legislative session as protest over state’s special status

New Delhi :  

National Conference on Thursday said that party legislators will boycott the rest of the legislative session as a protest.

The National Conference issued a statement in this regard alleging that the protest against the government’s conspiracies to trample the aspirations of the people by demolishing the state’s special status.

On Wednesday, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah dubbed passing of resolution over GST implementation in the state as a sham and questioned there was absolutely no clarity on constitutional safeguards for the state.

"With absolutely no clarity of what 'constitutional safeguards' the BJP-PDP government in J&K has agreed with the centre, the sham resolution passes," Omar had written on Twitter.

The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly had adopted a resolution for implementing the GST in the state amid protests by the NC and the Congress.

Also Read: Former J-K CM Omar Abdullah praises PM Modi's statement on cow vigilantism

First Published: Thursday, July 06, 2017 06:46 PM
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