The Jammu and Kashmir administration has added a clause to the J&K Grant of Domicile Certificates (Process) Guidelines, 2020, permitting the partner of a local girl married outdoors the Union Territory to use for a domicile certificates.
As per the brand new clause, the involved tehsildar has been approved to problem domicile certificates to the partner of a lady upon displaying the domicile certificates of his spouse in addition to a sound proof of marriage.
The order has additionally modified the appliance of domicile situation to all ranges of jobs within the J&K authorities, because the newly added clause has been introduced underneath the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Companies (Decentralisation and Recruitment) Act as effectively.
The transfer was hailed by the BJP, with the celebration’s UT president Ravinder Raina calling the choice “historic”. Nevertheless, the choice is more likely to face opposition.
Final 12 months, the administration had, apart from gazetted posts, reserved all level-4 jobs for domiciles of the UT. Nevertheless, following protests from all sections of society and political events — together with the BJP — the administration amended the order.