The Chief Justice Chandrachud taking on record the statement made by the Solicitor General Mehta, closed the hearing on the intervention application by a petitioner from Arunachal Pradesh.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday was told that Article 370 of the constitution that conferred special status to Jammu & Kashmir could not have been abrogated and the state’s status into two Union Territories could not have been changed without ascertaining the will of the people of the state.
Jammu and Kashmir Peoples' Conference President Sajad Gani Lone on Tuesday said that one of the biggest challenges facing the institution of judiciary is how they deal with Article 370 cases, a party statement said.
On August 5, 2019, the Central government announced the revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir granted under Article 370 and split the region into two Union territories.
Addressing party activists in Ganderbal, Omar said that there is a big difference between National Conference and other political parties.
"Where were they in 2019? Political leaders who are today shouting 'save democracy', where were they when democracy was murdered in J&K? They did not even make any noise. In fact they supported it," said the NC leader.