Article 370 Case: Supreme Court to deliver its verdict on Monday
Srinagar, Dec 07 (KNO): A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud, will deliver one of the most awaited court verdicts on Monday, December 11, when it rules on the constitutionality of abrogation of the Article 370 and reorganization of Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.
The five-judge constitution bench, also comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Sanjiv Khanna, BR Gavai, and Surya Kant, is expected to pronounce its verdict in the case on Monday, news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported.
In August 2019, the Union Government had abrogated the Article 370 and reorganized Jammu & Kashmir into two UTs.
Several petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 were filed in the Supreme Court by different parties. A number of political parties including National Conference and Peoples Conference had also challenged the Centre’s decision.
After hearing the matter for 16 days, the Supreme Court had reserved its verdict in the case on September 05—(KNO)