ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Revisiting the Special Status for Jammu and Kashmir

An Unpleasant Autonomy

A comparison with the constitutions of the United States and China reveals that Article 370 of the Indian Constitution – which recognises the special status for the state of Jammu and Kashmir – is neither against its federal character nor its unitary scheme. It is important to restore the “inviolability” of Article 370 – which has constantly eroded over time – so that the two constitutions, i e, Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir and the Constitution of India can work harmoniously and within the principles of constitutionalism.

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