No J&K civilian knew of Article 370 abrogation’: Govt to Rajya Sabha

Srinagar, Feb 10: The central government has denied any common citizen having prior knowledge of the removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir

Responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, the Home Ministry said that no common citizen or journalist was already aware of the decision to remove Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.

When asked whether any civilian or journalist knew about this decision prior to the parliament, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy denied the claim and said, “No sir.”

Meanwhile, It is expected that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will respond to the motion of thanks to the President’s address today. After PM’s address to Lok Sabha, it is expected that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will initiate the debate on Union Budget 2021. (PTK)