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Speaking at the launch of a book on Vice President M Venkiah Naidu here, Shah said he firmly believed that Art 370 that gave the special status to Jammu and Kashmir should be removed as it was not beneficial to the country.
Watch: Home Minister Amit Shah on Article 370.
#WATCH Amit Shah:As a legislator,I firmly believe Art370 should've been removed long ago. As a Home Minister,there was no confusion in my mind about the consequences of removing Art370. I'm confident terrorism in Kashmir will finish&it'll move ahead on the path of development now pic.twitter.com/YWyW5xJJs1
— ANI (@ANI) August 11, 2019
"I was firm that Article 370 should be removed.... after (scrapping) Article 370, terrorism in Kashmir will end and it will progress on the path of development," he said.