Will Hear Pleas On Citizenship (Amendment) Act After Sabarimala: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court said it will hear pleas challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act after arguments in the Sabarimala matter are over.
A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde said this today, after senior advocate Kapil Sibal sought urgent hearing of CAA matters. It said that till date, the Centre has not filed a reply in the matter.
Attorney General KK Venugopal told the bench, also comprising justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant, that the Centre would be filing a reply in a few days.
A nine-judge bench is re-examining various religious issues, including the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple and mosques, and the practice of female genital mutilation in the Dawoodi Bohra community.