LIVE: 14 petitions to be heard simultaneously on ‘Supreme’ day on Kashmir, Article 370
Today is a big day for Jammu and Kashmir. Today 14 petitions are to be heard in the Supreme Court of the country against the dilution of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. Some of these petitions are also for the removal of restrictions imposed in Kashmir. On the other hand, there is also a meeting of the Union Cabinet today, it is being told that the Modi government can make a big announcement for Kashmir.
Today is a big day for Jammu and Kashmir.
14 petitions will be heard today in the supreme court.
Petitions are against the weakening of Article 370.
Central cabinet may announce a special package
Supreme court decision will come on Kashmir:
On 5 August, the central government decided to remove Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. Since this decision is discussed, many people are also criticizing this decision of the Center. Now a hearing is to be held in the Supreme Court against this today, now many groups and individuals have filed a petition in the court, whose hearing will be held simultaneously today. These petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court by Mohammad Akbar Lone, Justice (Retd) Hasan Masoodi, Shah Faisal, Shehla Rashid, Sitaram Yechury. However, all these issues are different, some petition is against the removal of Article 370. Some have been filed against its restructuring and some against the restrictions still in place in the valley. These petitions will be heard by a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
Modi government can announce a special package:
On the one hand, the Supreme Court has a big day for Jammu and Kashmir. So there is a meeting of the Union Cabinet as well, there can be a big announcement on Kashmir in this meeting. If sources are to be believed, the Center may announce a big package to implement new policies and schemes for development in Jammu and Kashmir. Significantly, after the new system, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will become two new union territories on 31 October. 106 central laws will be fully implemented in the state from October 31, 2019, but the central and state laws will remain in force till October 30.