What will change in Jammu & Kashmir after the revocation of Article 370 ?


Nation First News:  The Union Government on Monday abolished Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Home Minister Amit Shah presented a resolution for reorganisation of the state into two Union Territories, after the President issued a notification in this regard.

Now, with the scrapping of Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir will be a Union Territory with a legislature while Ladakh will be a separate Union Territory without a legislature.

Key Changes:

  • Union Territory of Jammu-Kashmir will have a legislature
  • Legislative Assembly’s term now 5 years
  • End of dual citizenship
  • Use of Indian national flag
  • No separate Constitution for Jammu & Kashmir
  • Governor of J&K will now become Lieutenant Governor
  • Order of the Supreme Court of India is now valid in Jammu & Kashmir
  • Indian Parliament can make any law
  • No different Criminal code
  • Outsider can now own property in J&K or get a state job
  • Central Government got the power to redraw the map of the state
  • RTI, CAG and many Indian laws aren’t applicable in J&K
  • No Special power now
  • Article 360 will be applicable
  • Minorities will be eligible for 16 reservations
  • If a woman marry a out of State or Country, she will still retain all her rights and Indian Citizenship.
  • Panchayats will have the same rights as in other states
  • Children in the State will benefit from RTE

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