Govt seriously defending State’s position on Article 35A: Law Minister

Jammu

Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq on Thursday reiterated that the government is seriously defending JK’s stated position on Article 35A and other such litigations pending in the courts.

While speaking on the discussion on the Demand for Grants of Law and allied Departments in the Legislative Assembly National Conference legislator Ali Mohammad Sagar Strongly raised the question about Article 35A and demand the statement from the government.

Later Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan informed the house that the department has hired the services of a battery of senior most advocates of the country including Fali S Nariman, Shekhar Naphade, Rakesh Dwivedi and KV Viswanathan to vigorously pursue these litigations and put across the State’s position.

He further informed the house that government will properly defend the article 35A in the supreme court and adding that he himself is monitoring the status of the case.

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