Abrogation Of Article 370: Supreme Court Refers Pleas To Constitution Bench, Hearing From Oct. 1
Indian Paramilitary soldiers stand guard on a deserted street during curfew in Srinagar Indian controlled Kashmir, on August 8. (Source: PTI)

Abrogation Of Article 370: Supreme Court Refers Pleas To Constitution Bench, Hearing From Oct. 1

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The Supreme Court on Monday referred a batch of petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir to its Constitution bench which would hear the matters from Tuesday.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi referred the pleas, which also raised issues of alleged restrictions imposed on movement of journalists in Kashmir as well as petitions claiming illegal detention of minors in the Valley, to its five-judge bench.

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice NV Ramana will hear the matters related to the Kashmir issue from Tuesday.

Also read: Supreme Court Sets Up Five-Judge Constitution Bench To Hear Pleas Challenging Abrogation Of Article 370

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