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Amit Shah on SC’s decision to uphold abrogation of Article 370

Union House Minister Amit Shah speaks within the Lok Sabha in the course of the Winter session of Parliament, in New Delhi, on 6 December, 2023. PTI File

Union House Minister Amit Shah on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court docket’s resolution to uphold the abrogation of Article 370, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken a “visionary decision” to abrogate Article 370 on 5 August 2019 and the court docket verdict has proved that the federal government’s transfer was “completely constitutional”.

Taking to X, Shah mentioned “I welcome the Supreme Court of India’s verdict upholding the decision to abolish #Article370. On the 5th of August 2019, PM Narendra Modi Ji took a visionary decision to abrogate #Article370. Since then peace and normalcy have returned to J&K. Growth and development have brought new meaning to human life in the valley once torn by violence. Prosperity in the tourism and agriculture sectors has raised the income levels of the residents of both Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.”

“Today, the Supreme Court’s verdict has proved that the decision to abrogate #Article370 was completely constitutional,” he added.

Union House Minister Amit Shah had offered the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Invoice, 2019 in each homes.

Whereas presenting the Invoice at the moment, he had mentioned “Most members spoke on a technicality. Some said it was India’s promise, commitment etc. but no one said how Jammu and Kashmir or Ladakh is being benefited by Article 370. I want to say that Article 370 has harmed people of Jammu and Kashmir,” Shah mentioned whereas responding to the dialogue on scrapping Article 370 in Rajya Sabha.”

“Due to (articles) 370 and 35A, corruption increased and reached its pinnacle. We feel pain in seeing the underdeveloped status of Jammu and Kashmir. Article 370 prohibits the development of Jammu and Kashmir. This is the root of terrorism and Article 370 is anti-women, anti-Dalit and anti-development”, he added.

The Supreme Court docket on Monday upheld the Union Authorities’s resolution to abrogate Article 370 of the structure which gave particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir and mentioned that each resolution taken by the Centre on behalf of a state can’t be topic to a authorized problem.

A five-judge Structure bench comprising Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Sanjiv Khanna, BR Gavai, and Surya Kant delivered the decision.

CJI Chandrachud studying out the judgement mentioned that each resolution taken by the Centre on behalf of a State below proclamation can’t be topic to a authorized problem and it’ll result in the administration of the State to a standstill.

Supreme Court docket mentioned that it has held that “Article 370 was a temporary provision.”

“The proclamation of Maharaja stated that the Constitution of India will supersede. With this, the para of Instrument of Accession ceases to exist….Article 370 was an interim arrangement due to war conditions in the State. Textual reading also indicates that Article 370 is a temporary provision,” the court docket mentioned.

The court docket additionally famous that Article 370 was meant for the constitutional integration of Jammu and Kashmir with the Union and it was not for disintegration and the President can declare that Article 370 ceases to exist.

“Concurrence of the State government was not required to apply all provisions of the Constitution using Article 370(1)(d). So, the President of India taking the concurrence of the Union government was not malafide,” the Court docket famous.

The Supreme Court docket additionally directed the Election Fee to carry Jammu and Kashmir Meeting elections by September 30, 2024. The Supreme Court docket mentioned in view of Centre’s submission on restoration of statehood of Jammu and Kashmir, it directs that statehood shall be restored as quickly as attainable.

On August 5, 2019, the central authorities introduced the revocation of the particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir granted below Article 370 and break up the area into two union territories.

With inputs from businesses



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