Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday claimed in the Lok Sabha that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was completely normal, and said the detained political leaders will be released as soon as the administration decides to do so. He attacked Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, and said his definition of normalcy hinges on political activity.
The Rajya Sabha will discuss the Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 later in the day. It was passed smoothly in the Lok Sabha on Monday. Reports said the Upper House will take up the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill for discussion on Wednesday.