Govt Moves to Revoke Article 370 says Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved proposal to remove Article 370 in the Rajya Sabha. According to the Constitution of India Article 370 provides temporary provisions to the state of Jammu and Kashmir, granting it special autonomy.

Article 370 of the Constitution which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been removed. Amit Shah Said in Parliament adding that President Ram Nath Kovind had signed an order that would came into force at once. The announcement came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting of his cabinet at his house this morning.

Earlier the Crucial Union Cabinet met at the official residence of Prime Minister in New Delhi on Monday morning. The meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi was held at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg New Delhi

What is Article 370 that the Government has sought to Revoke

1.) Article 370 provides temporary provisions to the state of Jammu and Kashmir granting it special autonomy

2.) The article says that the provisions of article 238, in 1956 when Indian states were recognised shall not apply to the state of Jammu and Kashmir

3.) Article 370 was eventually drafted by Gopalaswami Ayyangar

4.) Under Article 370, the Indian Parliament cannot increase and reduce the border of the state

5.) Article 370 is drafted in Amendment of the Constitution section XXI, under Temporary and Transitional Provision.

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