Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said the federal Cabinet which met on Tuesday were considering the closure and that legal formalities are under consideration.
Recalling former PM Indira Gandhi's move to send delegations of opposition leaders to various countries amid Bangaldesh liberation war, Gehlot said Centre was expected to do something similar.
Locals seem to be unhappy with the grant of Union territory status to Kashmir and they feel the move will now allow illegal immigrants, largely from Myanmar, and nearly 12 lakh migratory labourers.
Qureshi's comment came a day after Russia becomes the first P-5 member to support India over the abrogation of Article 370.
Advocate Shakir Shabir said that the amended Article 367 could not have been amended without the concurrence of the state Assembly.
Differences between India and Pakistan should be resolved by diplomatic means in accordance with the provisions of the Simla Agreement of 1972 and the Lahore Declaration of 1999, said Russia.
Govt issued Prez order on the basis of Clause 1 of Article 370, which then paved way for tabling the resolution to do away with special powers.
Intelligence reports suggest terror groups may use suicide bombing and IEDs to cause maximum damage.
By lifting the special status accorded to J&K, Modi completes Sardar Patel’s unfinished agenda of national integration, scripts history; state bifurcated
Among those who were clearly overwhelmed with pride is Kangana Ranaut. Saying this was the first step towards a terror-free nation, Kangana congratulated the entire nation on the historic day.
The cricketer-turned-politician, Imran Khan, termed changing the status of Jammu and Kashmir as a "violation of UN resolutions".
On Monday morning, Home Minister Amit Shah announced in Rajya Sabha that the government has decided to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
The Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement: "The Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognized disputed territory."
The Peoples Democratic Party leader said the Prime Minister must ensure that the "sacrifices" of the people of Jammu and Kashmir do not go waste.
MoS Home Nityanand Rai said that the 14th Finance Commission has not made any distinction between special and general category states.