India on Monday announced the revocation of Article 370 of the Constitution, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, the announcement on the revocation of Kashmir region’s special status was made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah amid an uproar among some opposition parties.

Social media was full of reactions to the government’s decision, ending the rumour mill around the contentious subject.

Many people welcomed the decision which came after years of discussions and debates on the subject.

Others took to social media to express concern over the way the government moved ahead on such a sensitive issue.

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