Indian Supreme Court has set November 14 for hearing on the constitutional abrogation of article 370 .Modi government abrogated Article 370 last month that gives special status to occupied Kashmir.
A five-judge bench is formed in the presidency of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana.This constitution bench of 5 members headed by Justice N.V. Ramana allowed the Fedral government and the Jammu and Kashmir administration to file counter-affidavits on petitions challenging dismissing of Article 370.
The 5 members bench given one week time to file their replies to the counter-affidavit that would be filed by the Fedral government and Jammu and Kashmir administration within four weeks of time.
Total fourteen petitions have been filed in the Indian SC till now. All of these petitions challenging the Modi government’s unilateral decision to revoke Article 370 and the imposing of curfew in occupied Kashmir.
On August 5, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind signed a bill to abrogate Article 370, about the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, from the Indian constitution.
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