Basic without structure?: the Presidential Order of 1954 and the Indo-Jammu & Kashmir constitutional relationship

@article{Deva2020BasicWS,
  title={Basic without structure?: the Presidential Order of 1954 and the Indo-Jammu \& Kashmir constitutional relationship},
  author={Zaid Deva},
  journal={Indian Law Review},
  year={2020},
  volume={4},
  pages={163 - 198}
}
  • Zaid Deva
  • Published 3 May 2020
  • Law
  • Indian Law Review
ABSTRACT In August 2019, India revoked unilaterally the autonomous position of the State of Jammu & Kashmir. This came in the backdrop of multiple petitions before its Supreme Court challenging this autonomous status, particularly Article 35A of the Presidential Order of 1954 (Basic Order) on the ground that its “incorporation” in the “Indian Constitution” amounted to an “amendment” and the same was unconstitutional for violating the basic structure. The Indian union’s decision to supersede the…