The Supreme Court on Tuesday (today) will begin hearing on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of revocation of Article 370. Article 370 guaranteed special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir which was abrogated by the Centre on August 5. The apex court will hear petitions filed by private individuals, lawyers, activists and political parties - National Conference, Sajjad Lone-led J&K Peoples Conference and CPI (M) leader Mohd Yousuf Tarigami. Earlier, the Supreme Court had put a restriction on any fresh pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370, saying that it would hear only two fresh pleas. "Article 370 has been regarded as a temporary provision and it had to go.
Source: dna December 10, 2019 04:50 UTC