New Delhi [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): The Central government is not mulling to scrap Article 370, which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of States for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir said on Tuesday. Also Read - LIVE IPL 2021 DC vs MI Live Cricket Score Today, Latest Match Updates: Pollard Removes Smith But Dhawan Solid; Mumbai Hurt Delhi in 138 Chase

“There is currently no such proposal under consideration of the government,” read Ahir’s written reply in the Lok Sabha on the question of scrapping Article 370. Also Read - IPL 2021: Why Shine is Missing From Knight Riders' Armour

Ahir’s reply was in context with a written question from BJP MP Ashwini Kumar who had asked whether the government was considering of scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution. Also Read - Night Curfew in Karnataka From Tomorrow: Cinema Halls, Malls, Gyms to Remain Shut Till May 4

The ruling BJP in its manifesto to 2014 general elections had promised to scrap Article 370. (ANI)

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