Article 370

Jahanzeb Sirwal, Congress spokesperson, said, "Joe biden will definitely create pressure on government of India that the decision that was taken on August 4, 2019 in an undemocratic manner ie revocation of Article 370 and 35 (A)."

A group of more than 250 distinguished personalities including former Chief Justices of High Courts, former ambassadors, retired Army and IAS and IPS officers and other eminent personalities have issued a statement in this regard.

PDP leaders TS Bajwa, Ved Mahajan and Hussain A Waffa sent resignation letters to party chief Mehbooba Mufti.

People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti, who was released from detention on October 13, said that she will not hoist or raise the tricolour till the flag of Jammu and Kashmir was restored.

The BJP chief gave the remark while inaugurating and laying the foundation stone of various BJP district offices in Rajasthan through video conferencing.

Mehbooba Mufti had on Friday slammed abrogation of Article 370 and said she will raise the Indian Tricolour when the "flag of Jammu and Kashmir" is brought back.

Addressing her press conference after being released from detention, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti said: "My flag is this (J&K flag). When this flag comes back, we will raise that flag (tricolour) too. Until we get our own flag back, we won't raise any other flag."

In a declaration issued on August 22, six prominent mainstream political parties came together for restoration of Article 370 and statehood to Jammu and Kashmir after describing as "unconstitutional".

The home ministry has asked all paramilitaries to withdraw their companies from the Union Territory and send them back to their respective places.

Soz, earlier this week, was quoted in media reports claiming that he continued to be under house detention and that the main gate of his residence has now been locked from inside as well.