New Delhi, dec 6th, Buzzbytes In a significant development, Union Minister Jitendra Singh announced the government’s preparedness to conduct Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir as soon as the Election Commission (EC) reaches a final decision on the matter. Speaking during the discussion on the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha, Singh assured that the government is ready whenever the EC announces the schedule.Opposition parties had pressed for early Assembly polls in the Union Territory, prompting Singh’s response. He emphasized the autonomy of the Election Commission, urging trust in its wisdom and discouraging interference in its functioning.”The EC has its own mechanism of gathering inputs according to its requirements, and it will take a final call. Let us all trust the wisdom of the EC and not appear to be interfering in its functioning,” Singh stated.Addressing concerns raised by the opposition, Singh highlighted the government’s commitment to grassroots democracy and pledged to act in the best interest of the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the future.Singh also took the opportunity to attribute the historical Kashmir problem to Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India. He commended Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the abrogation of Article 370, asserting that the Congress should be grateful for this constitutional move.In response to queries from opposition leaders, Home Minister Amit Shah assured a detailed reply, addressing issues raised during the debate. BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal stressed the significance of peace in Jammu and Kashmir, asserting its priority over elections. He highlighted improvements in the region post the abrogation of Article 370.Amidst the debate, National Conference MP Hasnain Masoodi demanded early polls in Jammu and Kashmir, challenging the government’s portrayal of normalcy and expressing concerns about rising unemployment. The call for early polls echoed among other opposition leaders, with discussions touching upon the broader aspects of constitutional propriety and pending Supreme Court matters related to Article 370.As the deliberations continue, the nation awaits a comprehensive understanding of the government’s stance on Jammu and Kashmir, the EC’s decision, and the path forward for this politically sensitive region. Stay tuned for further updates on this evolving story.