New Delhi: During the discussion on the Jammu and Kashmir Bill, disciplinary action will be recommended against the PDP MPs who had tore copies of the Constitution in the Rajya Sabha. Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved a resolution in the Upper House to remove Section 370 of the Constitution granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the valley will now be divided into two union territories - Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.
Amit Shah said that while there will be an assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, there will be no assembly in Ladakh, the Lieutenant Governor will rule there. The uproar broke out in the Rajya Sabha after the historic announcement. Amit Shah said, "I propose to abolish this article except the first clause 370(1) of Section 370 in Jammu and Kashmir."
People's Democratic Party (PDP) MPs Nazir Ahmed Lawayy and Mir Mohammad Fayaz had torn copies of the constitution to protest against it. PDP MP Mir Fayaz tore his kurta in the upper house. After which the Chairman ordered him to walk out of the House. Disciplinary action will now be recommended on these MPs.