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Jammu & Kashmir’s Constituent Assembly

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780198074083
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080786 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0004
Jammu & Kashmir’s Constituent Assembly

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This chapter describes the resolution of the All J&K National Conference on convening a Constituent Assembly for the state; Sheikh Abdullah’s letter to Ayyangar on 16 January 1951 and Ayyangar’s comments; and Union Home Minister C. Rajagopalachari’s comments on the letter in his letter to Ayyangar; Bakshi Ghulam Mohammed in the Constituent Assembly of Kashmir. It also presents the proclamation dated 1 May 1951 convening Jammu & Kashmir’s Constituent Assembly; Sheikh Abdullah’s speech to the Constituent Assembly on 5 November 1951; the appointment of an Advisory Committee on Fundamental Rights and citizenship; the appointment of a Basic Principles Committee; the election of Jammu & Kashmir’s representatives to both Houses of Parliament on 25 March 1952; the resolution on the state’s flag; the interim report of the Basic Principles Committee; and the adoption of the report by the Constituent Assembly.

Keywords: Constituent Assembly; Basic Principles Committee; All J&K National Conference; Sheikh Abdullah; Ayyangar; Bakshi Ghulam Mohammed; C. Rajagopalachari; Jammu and Kashmir

Chapter.  11532 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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