Post-Delhi Agreement

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780198074083
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080786 | DOI:
Post-Delhi Agreement

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This chapter describes Nehru’s note for Abdullah on 14 August 1952; how Sheikh Abdullah asked the Constituent Assembly to endorse the Delhi Agreement and his reply to the Debate on 19 August 1952. It also presents the Drafting Committee’s report and the Assembly’s resolution on the Head of State; Nehru’s note for Sheikh Abdullah written at Sonamarg; President Rajendra Prasad’s note to the Prime Minister on Article 370; the bill to amend the State’s Constitution on 3 November 1952; and the motion of Mirza Muhammad Afzal Beg to move the Assembly for the adoption of the Bill on 10 November. The latter part of the chapter presents the Constitution Amendment Orders No. 39 and 42, and Order No. 44, as it applies to Jammu & Kashmir.

Keywords: Constitution Amendment Order; Jammu and Kashmir; Sheikh Abdullah; Nehru; Constituent Assembly; Delhi Agreement; Rajendra Prasad; Article 370; Mirza Muhammad Afzal Beg

Chapter.  19848 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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