Is Article 370 of Constitution Nehru’s gift to all Indians: Fact Check

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What is Article 370? Every Indian must know, Jammu - Kashmir's citizens have dual citizenship, Kashmir's national flag is different and other details

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*Article 370 of our Constitution:-*
If you see the contents of Art 370, we know why some people are against it.

Subject: Nehru's bitter gift to all Indians...

What is Article 370? Every Indian must know.

  • Jammu - Kashmir's citizens have dual citizenship.
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    ● Jammu - Kashmir's national flag is different.
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    Jammu - Kashmir' Legislative Assembly's term is 6 years.
    Whereas its 5 years for the States of India
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    ● In Jammu - Kashmir it’s not a crime to insult India's national flag or the national Symbols!
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    ● The order of the Supreme Court of India is not valid in Jammu - Kashmir.
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    ● Parliament of India may make laws in extremely limited areas in terms of
    Jammu - Kashmir.
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    ● In Jammu-Kashmir,
    If a Kashmiri woman marries a person of any other state of India, Kashmiri citizenship to that
    female ends!

In contrast if a Kadhmiri woman marries a person from Pakistan that person will get citizenship of Jammu - Kashmir.
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● Because of Section 370
RTI does not apply in Kashmir.
RTE is not implemented
CAG does not apply...
Indian laws are not applicable.
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● Sharia law is applicable to women in Kashmir.
There are no rights to panchayats in Kashmir.

Minorities in Kashmir [Hindus and Sikhs] do not get 16% reservation.
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● Due to Section 370
Indians in other states cannot buy or own land in Kashmir.
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● Because of Section 370 Pakistanis gets Indian citizenship for which they
only need to marry a girl from Kashmir.
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● It’s a good start to remove section370.
At least one step has been taken further.
The new government has already raised this issue.!!
Now if someone wants to say something about these secular facts then they
are welcome.!

Section 370 has to be removed.

If you agree, please forward this message and spread awareness of the need for scrapping Sec 370.

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 Viral Message Verification – There above viral message is almost true. Though most of the information is true, yet many are false and misleading

Lets us do one by one analysis and fact check of all the information given above and deduce if it is really a fact or just misleading information.

Rumor 1: Jammu - Kashmir's citizens have dual citizenship.

Fact check: True

Yes, The residents of J&K enjoy dual citizenship, but they could loose the J&K citizenship if they marry residents of other States.

 Rumor 2: Jammu - Kashmir's national flag is different.
Fact check: True

Yes, Jammu & Kashmir has two flags; a separate State flag along with the National Flag.

 
Rumor 3: Jammu - Kashmir' Legislative Assembly's term is 6 years.
Whereas its 5 years for the States of India
Fact check: True

Yes Unlike other State legislative Assemblies, J&K legislature has a six-year term.

Rumor 4: In Jammu - Kashmir it’s not a crime to insult India's national flag or the national Symbols!
Fact check: False

No Indian citizen enjoys the right to insult the national flag in which ever and any part of the nation he belongs.

Rumor 5: The order of the Supreme Court of India is not valid in Jammu - Kashmir.
Fact check: True

Yes, the Supreme Court has no jurisdiction in the State of Jammu & Kashmir.

Rumor 6: Parliament of India may make laws in extremely limited areas in terms of
Jammu - Kashmir.
Fact check: Half True;

Yes, the Indian Parliament has less control over the state of Jammu and Kasmir.

Rumor 7: In Jammu-Kashmir,
If a Kashmiri woman marries a person of any other state of India, Kashmiri citizenship to that
female ends!

In contrast if a Kadhmiri woman marries a person from Pakistan that person will get citizenship of Jammu - Kashmir.
Fact check: True

Yes, The Article also gives Pakistan's citizens entitlement to Indian citizenship, if he marries a Kashmiri girl.
Rumor 8: Because of Section 370
RTI does not apply in Kashmir.
RTE is not implemented
CAG does not apply...
Indian laws are not applicable.
Fact check: True

Yes, Many Indian laws including RTE, RTI and agencies like CBI, CAG are not applicable in J&K.

 

Rumor 9: Sharia law is applicable to women in Kashmir.
There are no rights to panchayats in Kashmir.

Minorities in Kashmir [Hindus and Sikhs] do not get 16% reservation.
Fact check: False

Rumor 10:  Due to Section 370
Indians in other states cannot buy or own land in Kashmir.

Fact check: True

Rumor 11:  Because of Section 370 Pakistanis gets Indian citizenship for which they
only need to marry a girl from Kashmir.
Fact check: True

Yes, The Article also gives Pakistan's citizens entitlement to Indian citizenship, if he marries a Kashmiri girl.



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