New Delhi, Aug 5 : Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta and National Commission for Women chief Rekha Sharma on Monday lauded the Centre for moving a resolution in Rajya Sabha seeking abrogation of Article 370 (3).
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Mr Gupta said,'Bharat Mata Ki Jai! #Article370 goes in the dustbin of history. Home Minister @AmitShah proposes its end in the Rajya Sabha. My congratulations to the entire nation.'
'It was Syama Prasad Mukherjee who sacrificed his life to see #Article370 go. Following on his footsteps, it was PM @narendramodi who made it happen. Today the entire nation watches in joyous disbelief how India’s destiny is being realised by sons of soil. #Article370scrapped,' Mr Gupta added.
Ms Sharma said,'Only this Gov. Could do this...article 370 finally to go go going. This was long long due. @AmitShah ji and @narendramodi ji many congratulations.'
'Kashmir is an Union territory and so are Jammu And Ladhakh. That is a master stroke. Brave step @AmitShah ji @narendramodi ji,' the NCW chief added.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved a resolution seeking abrogation of Article 370 (3) amid Opposition uproar.
He also moved a bill to provide status of Union Territory to Ladakh and a separate Union Territory for Jammu and Kashmir.
Mr Shah moved Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019.The Home Minister said Ladakh will get status of Union Territory without Legislature.