President Declares Abolition Of Provisions Of Article 370

President Ram Nath Kovind declared the abolition of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution. The article gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, August 7.

The move came after a resolution being passed from both houses of Parliament.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (3) of Article 370 read with clause (1) of Article 370 of the Constitution of India, the President, on the recommendation of Parliament, is pleased to declare that, as from the 6th August, 2019, all clauses of the said Article 370 shall cease to be operative…,” an official notification said.

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