Abrogation of Article 370: Live updates from the Supreme Court [Day 4]

Abrogation of Article 370: Live updates from the Supreme Court [Day 4]

The Supreme Court is presently hearing the challenge made to the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, which effectively removed the special status granted to Jammu & Kashmir.

The batch of petitions challenging various aspects of the abrogation of Article 370 is being heard by a five-Judge Constitution Bench of Justices NV Ramana, SK Kaul, R Subhash Reddy, BR Gavai and Surya Kant.

On the third day of arguments yesterday, Senior Counsel Dinesh Dwivedi concluded his arguments on the preliminary issue of reference to a larger Bench. The Court also agreed to a request made by Dwivedi that he make his submissions on merit when that stage comes.

Following Dwivedi's arguments, Senior Counsel Sanjay Parekh had commenced his arguments yesterday afternoon. Both Dwivedi and Parekh are arguing that the Supreme Court refer the case to a larger Bench.

Read more on the developments on Days 1-3 of the hearing before the Supreme Court below.

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The Supreme Court resumes arguments in the matter of Article 370 abrogation. Senior Advocate Sanjay Parekh resumes his arguments on behalf of the petitioners.

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