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.
- 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