what is Article 370? what is constituent assembly ?

Article 370 is a temporary arrangement made for the merger of Kashmir in to Indian Union. It gives state government higher powers compared Central government in all matters except Defense, External affairs and other security matters.

It is a contentious bill as some say president has the power to repeal Article 370 and some say it cannot be done.

Constituent Assembly of Jammu & Kashmir was formed to draft the constitution of Jammu & Kashmir and based which proposed Article 370.
Omar Abdula recently contend that any changes to Article  should be made only after a new constituent assembly is formed.

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