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Home / India News / Expect J&K to benefit from Centre’s decision on Article 370: Mayawati

Expect J&K to benefit from Centre’s decision on Article 370: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati said her party expects that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will benefit from the Centre’s decision and that due to this decision, the Buddhist followers of Bhimrao Ambedkar were feeling happy.

india Updated: Aug 06, 2019 16:19 IST
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Mayawati said that there was a long-pending demand to scrap Article 370  with the intention of ensuring social, economic and political justice.
Mayawati said that there was a long-pending demand to scrap Article 370 with the intention of ensuring social, economic and political justice. (Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
         

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday said her party expects that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will benefit from the Centre’s decision to revoke Article 370, which gave a special status to the state.

She also said that due to this decision, the Buddhist followers of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar were feeling happy.

“There was a long-pending demand to scrap Articles 370 (which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir) and 35A of the Constitution with the intention of ensuring social, economic and political justice. The BSP now expects that the people of the region will be benefitted from the Centre’s decision,” the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said in a tweet.

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In another tweet, she said, “The decision to make Ladakh a Union territory was a long-pending demand of the Buddhist people living there, which has been fulfilled. The BSP also welcomes this. The Buddhist followers of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar are feeling very happy.” On Monday, the BSP supported the Centre’s resolution in Parliament to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.

(The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text, only the headline has been changed)