Lawyers from Jammu advocating for the strengthening of Article 370, 35A

Lawyers in Jammu on Tuesday pitched for strengthening Articles 370 and 35-A at a time when campaign against J&K’s special status by rightwing organisations has gained momentum. A meeting was organised here by prominent lawyers affiliated with the Jammu Bar Association. The speakers appealed for protection of special status terming it a link between India and Jammu & Kashmir. The meeting was organised under the chairmanship of former Senior Additional Advocate General Subash Chander Gupta where prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir was discussed. Gupta appealed the masses to remain…

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BJP bating for the early abrogation of Article 370, 35A

State BJP chief Ravinder Raina Sunday said his party was for early abrogation of Articles 370 and Article 35-A of the constitution. He also exhorted confidence that the BJP would form the next government in the State on its own. Raina said his party would work for de-freezing of the eight assembly seats reserved for the refugees from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) and revoking of the cumbersome M-Form exercise for Kashmiri migrant pandits before the next assembly polls. “Article 370, a temporary transititional provision, is the biggest injustice with the…

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Nuner pledge ‘Not To Vote’ at militant’s funeral, Budgam votes to safeguard Articles 370, 35A

The residents of this village in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday stayed away from polling booths after pledging to boycott voting at the funeral of a local militant, who was killed in an encounter with security forces earlier this month. Rahil Rashid Sheikh was killed in Imamsahib area of Shopian district on April 6.Sheikh, a resident of Nuner village of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district – 32 kms from the state’s summer capital Srinagar – was pursuing M Tech from a college in Chandigarh. He joined the militant ranks…

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Article 370 pleas listed before SC today, Article 370, 35A, who said what

Abrogation of Articles 370, 35A way to resolve Kashmir problem: Amit Shah No power can revoke Article 370, 35-A: Mir Abrogating Art 370 will be saying goodbye to JK: Sajad Won’t allow fiddling with Articles 35A, 370: Omar Pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir are listed before the Supreme Court on April 2. It has been learnt that the case “figures at item number 5 in the miscellaneous list of April 2” before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi,…

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