Author is retired Professor of Finance at IIM- Bangalore and two-time Fulbright scholar. He is currently, Cho Ramaswamy Chair Professor at the Sastra University
Article 370 was obnoxious in denying rights to Scheduled Castes/nomadic tribes and women marrying non-Kashmiris.
Tamil Nadu is the pioneer in this aspect where the interests of the state, party, government and language are all subsumed for the welfare of a family enterprise.
It would be difficult to replace the likes of good friends and arch-rivals, Arun Jaitley and P Chidambaram