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Article 370 scrapped with immediate effect by Presidential Order: Read Article 370 notification.

The Presidential order has been passed with effect from 05/08/2019, whereby, all the provisions of the Constitution, as are applicable to remaining part of India, are now applicable to State of Jammu and Kashmir.

The power exercised by the President of India was one under Article 370 (1) and it was exercised with concurrence of Government of State of Jammu and Kashmir (as the assembly is at present in dissolution in the State, therefore, the power is exercised by the Governor, to give consent, who in law is entitled to do so. And, in law, the consent of the Governor, is consent of State of Jammu and Kashmir, in dissolved assembly.)

The present Presidential Order i.e. The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir Order, 2019) (Read order) supersedes earlier order - The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir Order, 1954). The 1954 order is; which gave the different treatment and restricted the powers of Central Government qua the State of Jammu and Kashmir till now - stands abrogated with immediate effect.


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