Understanding federalism in India through the J&K reorganisation Act, 2019

Dembi, Divyanshu, Doiphode, Niraj and Gupta, Kamiya (2021) Understanding federalism in India through the J&K reorganisation Act, 2019. [Working papers (or Preprints)]

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India is a special case of federalism. With it being termed as quasi federal in Nature, India is a sort of enigma in both political theory and law. In this paper we do three things. First, we talk about the status quo of Indian federalism, and the exceptions to it. Second, we talk and elaborate on the concept of asymmetric federalism as a exception to the generally understood symmetric federalist structure. And third and most importantly, we analyze the particular case of asymmetric federalism in Jammu and Kashmir and the gradual dilution of constitutional and political autonomy vested in the state through article 370 with the process culminating in the Jammu and Kashmir reorganization act of 2019 which diluted the state into a union territory.

Item Type: Working papers (or Preprints)
Keywords: Federalism | Jammu and Kashmir | Article 370 | Federalism | Asymmetric federalism | Political theory |
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Admin Library
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2022 14:24
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022 07:01
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3971069
URI: https://pure.jgu.edu.in/id/eprint/1573


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