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Is Article 370 still valid?
In April 2018, the Supreme Court of India ruled that Article 370 had attained permanency since the state constituent assembly has ceased to exist. To overcome this legal challenge, the Indian government instead rendered Article 370 as ‘inoperative’ even though it still exists in the constitution.
Does IPC extend to the state of Jammu and Kashmir?
Jammu and Kashmir State Ranbir Penal Code or RPC was the main criminal code applicable in the erstwhile Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Ranbir Penal Code has thus been dissolved. Henceforth, the Indian Penal Code has come into force in the region.
Who wrote article 370?
Ayyangar was the chief drafter of Article 370 which granted local autonomy to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
How was 370 removed?
As stated earlier, the entirety of article 370 can be repealed under article 370(3), but this requires a recommendation from the Constituent Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir. However, the Constituent Assembly was dissolved on January 25, 1957, without recommending the abrogation of the article.
When was Article 370 removed?
After the resolution was adopted by both houses of the parliament, the president issued Constitutional Order 273 on 6 August 2019 replacing the extant text of Article 370 with the following text: 370.
What is the difference between IPC and CrPC?
IPC deals with crimes and punishments; CrPC tells about the criminal trial procedure and cpc covers the procedure for civil suits, family disputes etc.
Can Article 370 of the Indian Constitution be modified?
According to the constitution, Article 370 could only be modified with the agreement of the “state government”. But there hasn’t been much of a state government in Jammu and Kashmir for over a year now.
What is Article 370 and why is it being revoked?
The government then stunned everyone by saying it was revoking nearly all of Article 370, which 35A is part of and which has been the basis of Kashmir’s complex relationship with India for some 70 years.
What are the new laws in Jammu and Kashmir?
All Indian laws will be automatically applicable to Kashmiris, and people from outside the state will be able to buy property there. The government says this will bring development to the region. “I want to tell the people of Jammu and Kashmir what damage Articles 370 and 35A did to the state,” Mr Shah told parliament.
Is Pakistan’s rule over Kashmir totalitarian?
It is Pakistan’s own totalitarian rule over its administered side of Kashmir, and the de facto military hegemony over the country, which hollows its denunciation of an undemocratic, unilateral move by India.