The description of Article 370

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on 13/08/2019

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Article 370: 
In 5th August 2019 is a memorable day for Indian citizens . Jammu Kashmir a state of India which is located northern part of this particular country is fully under the Indian Constitution . The Jammu Kashmir is has been one of the subject to dispute in India alongside Pakistan and China since 1947 . President Ram nath kovind issued a constitutional order revoking the old law Article 35A issued in 1954 ( which stated that Jammu Kashmir is a separate state where no other Indian citizens can't buy land in Jammu Kashmir and it also other laws  ) , which stated that --
370. Temporary provisions with respect to the State of Jammu and Kashmir 

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Constitution,—

the provisions of article 238 shall not apply now in relation to the state of Jammu and Kashmir .

Article 370 embodied  special provisions for Jammu and Kashmir

It exempted the State from the complete applicability of the Constitution of India. The State was allowed to have its own Constitution.
Central legislative powers over the State were limited, at the time of framing, to the three subjects of defence, foreign affairs and communications.
Other constitutional powers of the Central Government could be extended to the State only with the concurrence of the State Government.
The 'concurrence' was only provisional. It had to be ratified by the State's Constituent Assembly.
The State Government's authority to give 'concurrence' lasted only until the State Constituent Assembly was convened. Once the State Constituent Assembly finalised the scheme of powers and dispersed, no further extension of powers was possible.
Article 370 could be abrogated or amended only upon the recommendation of the State's Constituent Assembly.

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