New Delhi, Aug 05: Jammu and Kashmir will be divided into two union territories. While Ladakh would be without a legislature, J&K will be with the legislature.
While announcing that Article 370 will be scrapped, Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said that, the Ladakh division of the state of Jammu and Kashmir has a large area, but is sparsely populated with a very difficult terrain.
There has been a long pending demand of the people of Ladakh to give it the status of a Union Territory to enable them to realise their aspirations. The Union Territory of Ladakh will be without a legislature.