- Union Home Minister has assured states that Article 371 of the Indian Constitution will not be altered or interfered with.
- Article 371 of the Indian Constitution grants some temporary, transition and special provisions to some states in India.
- Article 371 provides special powers to the governors of Gujarat and Maharashtra to create independent development boards in regions such as Vidarbha, Marathwada, Kutch etc.
- Article 371A is for Nagaland. It states that the state’s religious or social practices or customary law will be decided by the state assembly.
- Article 371 (B) is for Assam. Article 371 (C) is for Manipur
- Article 371 (D) and (E) provides for special provisions for Andhra Pradesh
- Articles 371 (F), talk about special provisions with respect to Sikkim. Article 371 (G) is for Mizoram
- 371 (H) talks about special provisions for Arunachal Pradesh. Article 371 (I) deals with special provisions for Goa.
- Article 371 (J) grants special status to six backward districts of Hyderabad-Karnataka region
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