Article 370

Jammu & Kashmir

Article 370 and the Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir

The roots of the special status given to the State of Jammu and Kashmir lie in the Treaty of Amritsar which was signed after the First Anglo-Sikh war. The East India Company annexed the Kashmir valley and sold the land…

January 17, 2014

Article 370 of the Indian Constitution

Under the Part XXI of the Constitution of India, which deals with "Temporary, Transitional and Special provisions", Article 370 is a temporary provision granting special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. Here is a backgrounder on this topic. Historical Background…