A lot is currently happening in Kashmir. Absolutely, no one has any information about what actually is going on. The students were asked to vacate colleges. The officials have imposed 144 section all over Jammu and Kashmir. Security personnel are deployed high in number.
There are a lot of speculations in the media that Articles 370 and 35A will be taken down. Confirming the same, today, Amit Shah, inside the parliament announced scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir on the advice of the President of India.
A netizen tried to give a brief information on what it is! His thread on Twitter is presented here as an article.
Temporary, Transient & Special provisions to the state of Jammu &Kashmir. Except for the defence, foreign affairs, finance & communications, Parliament needs state govt’s concurrence for applying all other laws. All the provisions which are applicable to other states are not applicable to Jammu & Kashmir. Separate laws related to Citizenship, Ownership of property & F. rights Residual powers of Parliament are not applicable to Jammu & Kashmir.
A financial emergency cannot be declared in Jammu & Kashmir. It has Own Flag & Own Constitution. No fundamental duties Right to property is still in force in Jammu & Kashmir.
Can Article 370 be revoked?
Art 370 (3) states that the President of India may, by public notification, declare that Art 370 ceases to exist provided that on the recommendation of CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY of the state of J&K.