Supreme Court Verdict on Article 370 In a Nutshell

Supreme Court Verdict In a Nutshell:

1 J&K does not retain any element of sovereignty after instrument of accession was signed

2. No internal sovereignty for Jammu and Kashmir

3. Challenge to the proclamation of presidential rule is not valid

4. Exercise of power of president must have a reasonable nexus with the object of presidential rule

5. Power of parliament to legislate for state cannot exclude law-making power

6. Article 370 was a temporary provision

7. When the constituent assembly was dissolved only the transitory power of the assembly ceased to exist and no restriction on presidential order

8. Para 2 of co 272 by which article 370 was amended by amending article 367 was ultra vires as interpretation clause cannot be used for amendment

9. The President’s use of power was not mala fide and no concurrence needed with state

10. Para 2 of co 272 in the exercise of power under 370(1)(d) applying all provisions of Indian constitution to Jammu and kashmir was valid

11. The continuous exercise of power by the president shows the gradual process of integration was ongoing. thus co 273 is valid

12. The Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir is operative and is declared to have become redundant

13. Presidential use of power not mala fide 14. sg made statement that statehood will be restored to Jammu and Kashmir. we uphold the decision to carve out UT of Ladakh. we direct ECI hold polls under the section

14. SG  made a statement that statehood will be restored to Jammu and Kashmir. we uphold the decision to carve out ut of Ladakh. we direct ECI  holds polls under section 14 of the reorganization act and statehood at the earliest…………………….#KNT

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