Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 8 pm today in a special broadcast on national television and radio, PMO tweeted.
The prime minister’s address to the nation may come two days after Home Minister Amit Shah introduced proposals in the Parliament for the removal of provisions of Article 370 (via a presidential order) and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir state into two union territories. The proposals were passed by both Houses of the Parliament.
In his speech, he is expected to explain the government’s decisions on ending special status to Jammu and Kashmir and splitting the state into two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi will be addressing the nation at 8 PM today.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 8, 2019