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Pakistan Observer pakobserver.net 24 Nov, 2022 20:00 am

Kashmir and aftermath of Articles 370 and 35A

Kashmir and aftermath of Articles 370 and 35A

As a result, under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, Jammu and Kashmir was granted a remarkable degree of autonomy.Jammu & Kashmir is given a special status under Article 370 of Part XXI of the Indian Constitution, which is dedicated to “Temporary, Transitional, and Unique Provisions.” Article 35A was inserted by presidential decree in 1954 in order to preserve the former provisions of the territorial law under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.Since New Delhi unilaterally decided to revoke Article 370 and split the state of J&K into two union territories, all Kashmiri politicians had previously been imprisoned.

Foreigners would flock to the Valley after Article 370 was abolished because it would be perceived as a development effort, according to research done and published in September 2019 by the Concerned Citizens Group (CCG) in New Delhi.The previous state laws became ultra-vires once Article 370 was abolished, which rendered legislation from the Union of India automatically applicable in J&K, was repealed.

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