Kashmir: Personal liberty to be balanced against National Security, Justice Gavai

Shruti Mahajan October 1 2019

The personal liberty of individuals needs to be balanced against the concerns of national security, the Supreme Court observed today while hearing the petitions relating to the media and communications blackout in Kashmir.

The three-Judge Bench of Justices NV Ramana, R Subhash Reddy and BR Gavai was hearing a petition filed by the editor of Kashmir Times, Anuradha Bhasin when the remark was made.

Pointing out that the Kashmir valley has experienced a sustained media and . . .

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