Article 370 is an article of Indian constitution that gives special rights and privileges to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir. On August 7, the BJP-led government announced the removal of some provisions of Article 370 to take away Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and announced the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories- Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
On centre’s Kashmir move, Home minister Amit Shah said “Keeping in view the prevailing internal security situation, fuelled by cross-border terrorism in the existing state of Jammu & Kashmir, a seperate Union Territory is being created”.
Majority of Indians welcomed the historic decision. People in Jammu are delighted and some are saying “It’s their second independence, Jammu and Ladakh have finally got Justice”.
Many People are opposing and questioning the decision made by the government. After the historic decision was announced by the Union Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha, memes on the topic flooded the internet. Here we have listed some meme templates and memes that went viral after the revocation of Article 370 :
Indian army personnel sitting on chair as he shows his weapon gun towards kashmiri protesters in Shopian
On August 2 a 19 year old photographer Faisal Bashir shared a photo on Twitter of an Indian army personnel “sitting on chair as he shows his weapon towards protesters during clashes near gunfight site Shopian”.
Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal loksabha speech
On August 6, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, a BJP MP from Ladakh, delivered an outstanding speech in the parliament on bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Hum jaan de denge iske liye, aap kya baat kar rahe ho” : Amit Shah
On August 6, while arguing with opposition leaders on the revocation of Article 370 at the Parliament, Home Minister Amit Shah said that he is ready to give up his life for Kashmir.