Supreme Court has no judge from Jammu & Kashmir, will hear seven petitions which will decide the fate of the State/ UT

Murali Krishnan August 16 2019
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On August 5, the Union government by way of an amendment to Article 367 effectively rendered redundant Article 370 which had conferred special status on the erstwhile State of Jammu & Kashmir.

Subsequently, the Parliament passed the Jammu & Kashmir reorganisation Act which split the States into two Union Territories.

These actions were taken without any dialogue with the representatives of the State, its leaders or people.

Now the validity of these actions will be tested in . . .

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