J-K governor dissolves state assembly, mentions reason in his statement
Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday passed an order dissolving the state legislative assembly.
Governor Malik made a short announcement saying he was exercising powers conferred on him by the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution to dissolve the House, which had two more years to go.
Here is the complete statement:
Enter your email to get our daily newsletter in your inbox
- CM Biren Singh also requested Union home minister Amit Shah to introduce a special scheme to provide poppy growers in the state with alternative livelihood options.
- India observes National Girl Child day every year on January 24. The day is an initiative of the ministry of women and child development and aims to spread awareness about gender inequality in Indian society and challenge gender stereotypes.