"Though nobody is opposing her defending Article 35-A but she should have told PM that the battle is much bigger than preserving Article 35-A", he said.
In Jammu region's Chenab Valley, the bandh call was issued by Anjuman Islamia Bhadarwah, Markazi Seerat Committee Doda, Anjuman Islamia Gandoh, Masjid Committee Thathri and Majlis-e-Shoura Kishtwar against the "dilution of J&K's special status".
Why do you want to remove Article 370? The memorandum also focuses on sensitizing the Kashmiri people about the grave dangers and consequences of the proposed abrogation by using service of Imams, Pujaris, Granthis, and priests across the State.
Article 35A was inserted in the constitution through a presidential decree in 1954. Pakistan's foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakria on Thursday had accused India of trying to alter the demography of Jammu and Kashmir. For mainstream political parties, who are confronting their biggest ever crisis these days, leaders are unsure if they can continue as mainstream (pro-India ) politicians if the Supreme Court strikes down the law. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that there is an improvement in the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
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The separatist said that the strike is also against the IN force who are continuously killing the innocent Kashmiris. "If the GoI will scrap the Article 35-A then whole Article 370 will collapse its own". "Constitution of India and Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir govern our living and existence but we have been vested with certain rights and we will protect those rights", he said.
The article has been challenged by a Delhi-based NGO, We the Citizens, in the Supreme Court, where the central government said last month that there was need for a "larger debate" on the issue of declaring the article unconstitutional. The BJP has historically opposed it and asked for the abolition of Article 370 and special status for the state.
A complete shutdown is being observed in Occupied Kashmir today against the Indian plans to abrogate Article 35A of Indian Constitution to convert the Muslim majority into minority of the valley.
"The basis of our agenda of alliance is that status quo of 370 has to maintained none of us can go against that". Speaker Kavinder Gupta who calls himself a proud RSS man was quick to constitute a panel on the violation of special status provisions and senior officers of the Geology and Mining Department were suspended. She added that PM Modi "gave 100% assurance on the agenda of alliance".
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