What does Article 371H say?

Article 371H of the Indian Constitution deals with the special provisions for the state of Arunachal Pradesh. This article was added by the 55th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1986. It has the following provisions:

  • The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh shall have special responsibility for law and order in the state. In the discharge of this responsibility, the Governor, after consulting the Council of Ministers, exercises his individual judgement and his decision is final. This special responsibility of the Governor shall cease when the President so directs. 
  • The Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly is to consist of not less than 30 members. 

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