PM Narendra Modi has taken a major decision on Kashmir issue on 5 August 2019. Now the Article 370 and 35 A have been scrapped. There would now be no separate constitution for Jammu and Kashmir and J&k is no longer a state. In Modi on Kashmir Latest news, it is informed that J&K has been bifurcated. Ladakh is now a union territory (kendra shashit rajya).
Now there would be no separate and no separate constitution for the Jammu and Kashmir. This Presidential Order dated 5 August 2019 accords that special status to Jammu & Kashmir will be revoked from the day of the President’s assent.
President Order on Kashmir (5 August 2019)
Here is the complete text of the NOTIFICATION of President Order on Kashmir, New Delhi, the 5th August, 2019:-
G.S.R .551(E).- the following Order made by the President is published for general information:-
THE CONSTITUTION (APPLICATION TO JAMMU AND KASHMIR) ORDER, 2019
In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 370 of the Constitution, the President, with the concurrence of the Government of State of Jammu and Kashmir, is pleased to make the following Order:-
1. (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019.
(2) It shall come into force at once, and shall thereupon supersede the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954 as amended from time to time.
2. All the provisions of the Constitution, as amended from time to time, shall apply in relation to the State of
Jammu and Kashmir and the exceptions and modifications subject to which they shall so apply shall be as follows:-
To article 367, there shall be added the following clause, namely:-
“(4) For the purposes of this Constitution as it applies in relation to the State of Jammu and Kashmir-
(a) references to this Constitution or to the provisions thereof shall be construed as references to the Constitution or the provisions thereof as applied in relation to the said State;
(b) references to the person for the time being recognized by the President on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly of the State as the Sadar-i-Riyasat of Jammu and Kashmir, acting on the advice of the Council of Ministers of the State for the time being in office, shall be construed as references to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir;
(c) references to the Government of the said State shall be construed as including references to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir acting on the advice of his Council of Ministers; and
(d) in proviso to clause (3) of article 370 of this Constitution, the expression “Constituent Assembly of the State referred to in clause (2)” shall read “Legislative Assembly of the State”.”
Modi on Kashmir – Developments Leading to Scrap of Article 370 & 35-A
— Modi has sent additional 40 companies of CRPF.
— Amarnath Yatra has been stopped.
— Kashmiri Pandits have been issued an advisory to leave J&K as soon as possible.
— All the government servants have been asked to leave J&K.
— Former CM Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have been placed under house arrest.
— Dhara 144 imposing in Srinagar.
— All schools have been shut and examinations have been postponed.