Recent Challenges on States Reorganization: Reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir

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Journal Title: Journal of Legal Studies & Research
Author(s): Garima Shree & Shreyansi Jena
Published On: 29/11/2022
Volume: 8
Issue: 6
First Page: 190
Last Page: 198
ISSN: 2455-2437
Publisher: The Law Brigade Publisher

DOI: doi.org/10.55662/JLSR.2022.8601

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Garima Shree & Shreyansi Jena, Recent Challenges on States Reorganization: Reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir, Volume 8 Issue 6, Journal of Legal Studies & Research, 190-198, Published on 29/11/2022, doi.org/10.55662/JLSR.2022.8601 Available at https://jlsr.thelawbrigade.com/article/recent-challenges-on-states-reorganization-reorganization-of-jammu-and-kashmir/

Abstract

After India’s liberation from the British rule, India was partitioned to form two nations: India and Pakistan, there were several princely states existing under the rule of royals. Jammu and Kashmir was one such state, under the rule of the Hindu ruler, Raja Hari Singh. All princely states were given the option to join either of the two nations: India or Pakistan. After pressure from Pakistan and the support from India, he chose to sign “Instrument of Accession” with the Indian government. The Indian government gave special constitutional status to the state under article 370. However, on August 5, 2019, article 370 and 35A have been revoked, dissolving their special status.

Keywords: Reorganisation, Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370, Article 35A

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