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Aug 5 will be just another day in J&K, say officials

SRINAGAR: The first anniversary of nullification of Article 370 in J&K on August 5 — the day home minister Amit Shah announced the historic move while introducing the J&K Reorganisation Bill in Lok Sabha — will be observed as “just another day” in the Union territory, a senior officer of the J&K administration told TOI.
“It is a day when application of a constitutional provision in J&K was reviewed. Laws are constantly made or amended for better governance. That does not call for any special commemoration or celebration. For J&K, August 5 is just another day,” the officer said.
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