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How India’s sporting stars reacted to scrapping of J&K’s special status under Article 370

The central government further ordered the division of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: August 5, 2019 7:09:13 pm
ABVP and VHP workers in Ranchi celebrate government’s decision to abolish Article 370. (PTI Photo)

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday announced that the government scrapped the special status granted to the state of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, and India’s sportspersons welcomed the decision.

The central government further ordered the division of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories. While the Union Territory of Ladakh will be without a legislature, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will be with a legislature.

Here is how the sporting fraternity reacted to the news:

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, who were put under house arrest Sunday night, have condemned the decision.

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First published on: 05-08-2019 at 05:24:08 pm

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