Jammu and Kashmir Article 370 highlights: Today marks the completion of one year of the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370. Keeping security in mind, the UT administration has imposed curfew across the Kashmir valley, which came into force since Monday late evening.
The BJP’s Kashmir unit on Wednesday celebrated the first anniversary of the revocation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir. BJP leaders and workers unfurled the national flag at the party office and distributed sweets.
A meeting called by former J&K Chief Minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah at his residence on Wednesday could not be held due to strict restrictions put in place by the Union Territory’s administration, his son and former CM Omar Abdullah said on Twitter.
Even as the security has been stepped up, a sarpanch associated with the BJP was critically injured in a militant attack in Kulgam district on Tuesday. Two policemen were injured in a separate attack in Pulwama.