Jammu and Kashmir High Court orders Centre, UT to respond to plea against including Pahari-speakers in ST list

The Court had issued notice in the matter in April. On July 3, the Court warned that it would consider granting the petitioners interim relief if the authorities fail to respond by the next hearing.
High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Jammu
High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Jammu

The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh recently asked the Central government and the Jammu and Kashmir administration to ensure that they respond by August 12 to a petition challenging the inclusion of Pahari-speaking people in the Scheduled Tribe list [Mohd Anwar Choudhary v. Union of India and Ors].

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