President cannot modify Article 370 using Article 370: First challenge by Kashmiri mounted in Supreme CourtAugust 9 2019
A Kashmiri lawyer, Shakir Shabir has approached the Supreme Court of India challenging the Presidential Order of August 5 which had paved the way for scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution.
Shabir might be the first Kashmiri to mount a legal challenge to the controversial decision of the Union government.
The petitioner has contended that the Presidential order of August 5 which had amended Article 367 is unconstitutional and void ab initio.
It is the petitioner . . .
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