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The Governor Replaces the Sadar-i-Riyasat

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/9780198074083.003.0011
The Governor Replaces the Sadar-i-Riyasat

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This chapter describes how the expressions ‘Sadar-i-Riyasat’ and ‘Prime Minister’ were replaced with the terms ‘Governor’ and ‘Chief Minister’. The first section of this chapter presents the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir (Sixth Amendment) Act of 1965. The second section presents the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir as amended. It details the Governor as the head of state, the terms of his office, the qualifications needed, and the conditions of office.

Keywords: Jammu and Kashmir; Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir; Constitution amendment; Sixth Amendment; governor; chief minister; Sadar-i-Riyasat

Chapter.  1156 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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