Article 370 Case Hearing: SC Hears Arguments
Article 370 Case Hearing : Live Updates From Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of India is currently hearing a batch of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution . The Supreme Court began hearing the Article 370 case on August 5, 2023, and it is expected to continue for several weeks.
August 5, 2023:
The hearing of the Article 370 case began in the Supreme Court of India on August 5, 2023. The petitioners, who include several political parties, lawyers, and activists, argued that the abrogation of Article 370 was unconstitutional. They argued that the Article was an integral part of the Constitution and that its abrogation violated the fundamental rights of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Petitioners argued abrogation of Article 370 unilateral, against fed & dem principles. Sought SC to strike down, restore special status.
August 6, 2023:
The government countered the petitioners’ arguments, arguing that the abrogation of Article 370 was necessary to bring about development and economic growth in Jammu and Kashmir. They also argued that the Article was discriminatory and that its abrogation was in line with the principle of equality.
Govt. argued abrogation of Article 370 necessary to end separatism, terrorism in J&K. They requested the Supreme Court to uphold the abrogation of Article 370 and dismiss the petitions.
August 7, 2023:
The Supreme Court heard arguments from both sides and reserved its judgment. The judgment is expected to be delivered in the coming weeks.
The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict in the Article 370 case in the coming weeks. The verdict is likely to have a significant impact on the future of Jammu and Kashmir.