SC to hear pleas against Article 35-A after Diwali

Srinagar

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear pleas challenging Article 35-A relating to special rights and privileges of permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir, after Diwali.

A bench headed by Justice J S Khehar accepted the plea of the Jammu and Kashmir state government that the pleas challenging Article 35-A be heard after Diwali.

Senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi and Advocate Shoeb Alam mentioned the matter before a bench also comprising Justices Dipak Misra and D Y Chandrachud that even the Centre has no objection if the pleas are taken up after Diwali.

“All the pleas will be taken up for hearing after Diwali,” the bench said. (Agencies)

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