President rule in Jammu and Kashmir to be extended for 6 more months
A meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for the extension of the central rule which has been continuing in Jammu and Kashmir since June 20, 2018
New Delhi: President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir will be extended for six more months beginning July 3 and the Union Cabinet Wednesday gave its nod in this effect, Union minister Prakash Javedkar said.
A meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for the extension of the central rule which has been continuing in Jammu and Kashmir since June 20, 2018.
"Yes, it has been decided," Javadekar told reporters when asked whether the Cabinet gave its nod to extend President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir.
In view of the prevailing situation in the state, the #UnionCabinet approves extension of President's Rule in #JammuKashmir for six months with effect from July 3: @PIB_India #unioncabinet #JammuAndKashmir #Cabinet— IANS Tweets (@ians_india) June 12, 2019
Photo: PIB pic.twitter.com/zQmDKRM4YK
After the Union Cabinet's nod, President Ram Nath Kovind will sign the proclamation for imposition of President's rule in the state and it will come into effect on July 3, a home ministry official said.
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