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Let’s start today by wishing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi a very good morning as he finally wakes up to the monumental news about Kashmir.

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury got there before him, and for good measure added the “Left Parties” opinion too.

Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav criticised the government’s move on Article 370 by using late prime minister and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s famous slogan. He then took comfort in satire.

Trinamool Congress MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray’s philosophical musings are worth reading.

Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha MP Sonal Mansingh has her own rather unique — and selfish — reasons to celebrate the decisions on Kashmir.

Read how president of Pakistan Muslim League and opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif is seriously agitated by Modi-Shah’s Kashmir move.

Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora has been somewhat ambiguous on his stance about Article 370. On Monday, he tweeted about encouraging the economic development of J&K – a BJP argument for its move – and today he retweets a scathing piece against it. Are you confused sir?

Trinamool Congress’s Derek O’ Brien reacted aggressively on government’s choice of words regarding its move on revoking special status in J&K.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot reminded everyone of the Kashmiri leaders in detention like Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti. Good to see some strong Congress reactions.

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra called Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury a Pakistani representative sitting in the Parliament. Ouch.

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya equated PM Modi to Adi Shankara, Chatrapati Shivaji & Swami Vivekananda. Read on to find out what else….

And, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain said the Modi government was making India into another Palestine by scrapping of Article 370.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe found a confusing silver lining in India’s move to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into Ladakh and Kashmir

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