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More troops deployed in J&K after Article 370 scrapped, 8000 troops airlifted from different parts of India

Megha Jain

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After the Home Minister, Amit Shah moved to revoke Article 370 in Rajya Sabha, 8,000 paramilitary troops have been airlifted to J&K from different parts of the country via the IAF's C-17 aircraft. This deployment takes the number of troops deployed in J&K to 46,000 troops after more than 35,000 troops were brought into the state over the past week. Govt also proposes to bifurcates the state of J&K into two union territories.