Re-shaping Article 370: Has the Modi government upped its Constitutional game?

OpIndia

The lightning speed with which the Presidential Orders of August 5, 2019, and August 6, 2019, have been promulgated thanks to the Centre’s doggedness and determination, has put an end to the 70-year old stalemate created by and surrounding Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.

Contrary to what was widely reported and continues to be reported by the mainstream media, Article 370 has not been “scrapped” or “repealed”. Instead, the Article has been employed to supersede the 1954 Presidential Order with the Order of August 5, 2019, and critically, to extend and apply the entire Indian Constitution to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

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