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The Article 370 which was given special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has been one of the most burning issue in Indian politics since independence. The present paper is an attempt to describe how the residents of Jammu and Kashmir were benefitted by this Article (Article 370). An attempt has been made in this paper to highlight how this Article has affected the developmental fields of the state. The paper is also an attempt to highlight the circumstances which led to the abrogation of Article 370 and what will be its after effects.