Amit Shah seeks extension of Governor’s rule in J&K by six months

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday proposed that President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir should be extended by six months. Speaking in Lok Sabha, Shah said that the Central government is monitoring the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and added that the construction of bunkers in border areas will be done within the time limit set by the previous home minister Rajnath Singh.

“Life of every individual is important to us,” he said. Shah also elaborated upon the security arrangements in light of the Amarnath Yatra that is slated to begin on July 1. “In the view of Ramzan and Amarnath Yatra in J&K, preparations are underway to hold Assembly elections by the end of this year,” Shah said. Shah tabled the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the lower house of the Parliament.

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