Tuesday, 19 October 2021

370 Article after two years of abrogation

370 Article after two years of abrogation

Articles 370 and 35(A) were nullifying on August 5, 2019, which gave the erstwhile state its unique status and the mandate to define its domicile rules.

August 5, Jammu and Kashmir were bifurcating into two Union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh in 2019. It's the second anniversary of the historic decision, which left a profound impact on the region.

Political parties in J & K have vowed to continue their struggle for the restoration of statehood. After two years of abrogation of370 Article, Here is a look at significant changes which have taken place in these two years:

Last October, the Centre paved the way for people outside J&K to buy land in the union territory. In a notification, the central government excluded "permanent resident of state" from Section 17 of the J & Kashmir Development Act that deals with land disposal in the union territory. After two years of abrogation 370 Article, However, the amendment did not allow the transfer of agricultural land to non-agriculturists barring in some scenarios.

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After two years of abrogation 370 Article, Non-resident spouses of J&K women get domicile status: The rules were changed in July this year to allow domicile certificates to allow the husbands of local women married to people outside Jammu Kashmir. The move will enable them to buy land or property in the Union territory or apply for government jobs.

All people residing in UT for 15 years or more or studied for seven years or more or took part in Class 10 or 12 examinations in the region. Their children are eligible for granting domicile certificates.

Different flags of Jammu and Kashmir became unusable: After the abolition of the law of Article 370, the civil secretariat in Srinagar hoist the Indian Tricolour, while the state's flag was missing while hoisting.

No security clearance for the passport to stone pelters: The CID wing of J & K Police has ordered the rejection of security clearance required for visa and other government services to all those involved in stone-pelting insurgent activity. The order was posted on July 31 and directed to all the fields to ensure that a person engaged in law and order, stone-pelting cases, and other crimes harmful to the state's security be looked explicitly into during verification related to passport service other government schemes.

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