Dwivedi : For 70 years, both the Constitutions have worked hand in hand. This can be derived from the will of the framers of the Constituent Assembly as well. These two Constitutions were meant to be kept separate for a reason.
Dwivedi : The main issue, and the most astonishing one is whether one modification in an Article of the COI can be used to wipe out an entire Constitution of a State. A Constitution which had been in existence for 70 years. How is that possible ? What changed ?
He’s arguing that the provision is not temporary in any manner and he will only take half an hour to explain this. All the Articles in the Constitution of India are amendable, but that does not make them all temporary.
Gopal Sankaranarayanan : Article 370(3) categorically states that the recommendation of the CA is required in order to table any changes in the Article itself. In other words, the existence of the CA is pertinent for any sort of amendment/modification to be made.