11 August 2019. Prof Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of JKNPP &
Constitutional expert on J&K has expressed serious concern on the Constitutional
forced amendment inserted vis-a-vis Jammu and Kashmir State which acceded
to Union of India under the signature of its ruler in 1947 reducing its 200
years old international standing and status as a state which acceded to Union
There are three changes stroke
amendments. First Article 35 A in the Constitution of India has been
withdrawn by the President of India. Secondly, Art. 370 has been amended. Both
these areas fall under the jurisdiction of the competent authority, the
President and The Parliament.
3rd interference by the President
of India reducing /changing 200 years old
International ally recognized
status of Jammu and Kashmir and a state
which has duly acceded to the
Union of India 1947.
in Parliamentarian and Senior Advocate of Supreme Court of India has questioned
the third part of the interference into the affair of the J&K state redoing
it to a Union Territory.
Prof Bhim Singh has questioned the
authority/power of the Parliament to reduce the status of J&K from
statehood to a Union Territory. He said that Art 370 did not allow Parliament
to make/amend ay law in relation to Defence, Foreign Affairs, and
Communications etc. in Jammu and Kashmir.
He also questioned the competence of the Parliament to reduce the status of any
state which has acceded to Union of India in its original form in 1947.
questioned this interference by their Parliament into half of its areas as
nearly half of it has been under the illegal occupation of Pakistan and China
since 1947. He said that the amendment made by Parliament is quiet on this
situation also, naturally so because those areas of Jammu and Kashmir is under
the illegal possession of Pakistan and China.
Singh said that he is in touch with the experts on the constitution and
international law and decide the next line of action both legal and political.
He also questioned the parliament to decide
India’s role vis-a-vis foreign/ UNO Observer stationed in Jammu, Srinagar and