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SPECIAL STATUS OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
OCTOBER 25, 2012

   
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SPECIAL STATUS OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR

Under Art. 370, the State of Jammu and Kashmir enjoys certain special privileges as compared to other States e.g.

 

1. J & K has its separate State Constitution unlike other states.

 

2. No Constitutional Amendment Act passed by the Parliament is applicable to J & K unless it is extended so by a Presidential order

 

3. The President’s rule (Art.356) cannot be applied in J & K.

 

4. No proclamation under Art.352 (National Emergency) can be applied to J & K without the concurrence of the State Government.

 

5. The Directive Principles of State Policy do not apply to J & K and the Fundamental Right To Property still exists in the State.



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