New Delhi, Sep 08:The abrogation of Article 370 is purely an internal matter, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said.
Article 1 of the Constitution included Jammu and Kashmir as a state of the Union. Article 370 was the only article out of the 395 articles that was temporary in nature. The making and amending of the constitution is purely an internal matter, Doval also said. The constituent assembly of India had representatives from all over the country, including J&K.
New Delhi, Aug 12: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval will stay on in Jammu and Kashmir for some more time.
He is expected to be in J&K until August 15. Doval is in J&K since Monday and is overseeing the security arrangements in the aftermath of Article 370 being scrapped. He has been interacting with locals as well as security personnel.
New Delhi, Aug 08:National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval reached out to civilians in Jammu and Kashmir. A video of the NSA which was shot just before the presidential order that defanged Section 370 shows his speaking with the locals and explaining how this move would benefit them in the long run.
Doval is also seen in another video giving a pep talk to the security forces in the Valley. During his meeting with the civilians he is also seen having something to eat along with them, while he tells them that future is in their hands.
New Delhi, Aug 06: The decision to scrap Article 370 not only needed a political will, but the run up to the decision needed utmost secrecy as well. After all it was a decision Jammu and Kashmir, the most volatile state, now Union Territory.
While the decision has been taken, the implementation would be extremely crucial. National Security Advisor, who made many a visit to J&K has been tasked with overseeing the implementation.
New Delhi, Aug 05: The Government today announced in Parliament that it was scrapping Article 370.
It also said that Jammu and Kashmir would be a Union Territory with legislature, while Ladakh would be a UT without legislature. Interestingly, like all other decisions taken by the Modi government, there was palpable tension, suspense and the government ensured that none got wind of what was coming.
New Delhi, July 28:Amidst apprehensions after additional troops were to Jammu and Kashmir, top sources say that the decision was taken in view of inputs suggesting major terror strikes.
During a meeting of the National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval with security forces, he was informed about Pakistan launching major strikes in the Valley. A requisition was made for additional troops in view of the same, the source told OneIndia.
New Delhi, June 07:In the first meeting that was held between Union Home Minister, Amit Shah and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, the Kashmir issue got top billing.
A fresh list of top ten terrorists was released, following which the Election Commission of India said that it would hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir later this year. The first priority for both Modi and Shah would be ensure that the Amarnath Yatra passes off peacefully.