NEW DELHI: In a single other setback for theCongress, its Rajya Sabha MP and chief whip Bhubaneshwar Kalita resigned from the membership of the Dwelling on Monday opposing the occasion’s stand on the abrogation ofArticle 370and bifurcation of the voice of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Union authorities on Monday revoked Article 370 which gave special dwelling to Jammu and Kashmir and proposed that the voice be bifurcated into two union territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
The Congress has slammed the switch calling it a “gloomy day” in the country’s constitutional history.
The occasion alleged that the authorities has “dismembered” Jammu and Kashmir by “mischievously misinterpreting” articles in the Structure and cautioned that the premise of India as a Union of states is in “grave grief”.
I with out a doubt contain resigned from the Rajya Sabha membership this day. #Assam
— Bhubaneswar Kalita (@BKalitaINC)1564985706000
“My resignation has been authorized. I isn’t going to analyse the reasons now, per chance the next day to come or day after, I will uncover,”Bhubaneswar Kalitatold news agency ANI, when asked about his switch.
Within the period in-between, a letter doing the rounds on social media unearths that Bhubaneswar Kalita became as soon as upset with the Congress when he became as soon as asked to train a whip to occasion members in opposition to the authorities’s switch on the Kashmir train.
(TOI can not vouch for the authenticity of this letter.)