Mehbooba claims PM’s support on status quo for Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi  who she said assured her “100 percent” of “no fiddling” with Article 370, which grants special status to her state. The meeting rides on a debate on relevance of Article 35A, which was added to Article 370 of the Constitution in 1954, and is being challenged in the Supreme Court. Mufti is fighting increasing calls from her ally BJP to end the law that empowered the J&K legislature to define the state’s “permanent residentsâ€� and their special rights and privileges. The move has led to polit
Source: DH