SRINAGAR Supreme Court of India on Monday will hear the plea challenging the highway ban imposed in Kashmir for two days a week. The Chief Justice of India R Gogoi will hear the plea.
According to reports, the writ petition is filed by J&K Awami National Conference (ANC) Vice President Muzzafar shah.
“Chief Justice of India will hear the plea challenging National highway ban in Kashmir today at 10.30am in court No 1 of the Supreme Court,” sources said.
Shah had pleaded that they are filing petition under Article 32 of the Constitution of J&K, seeking a writer of Certiorari or any other appropriate writ, Direction or order pursuing quashing of order bearing number 353-Home(ISA) of 2019 dated 3-4-2019.
The plea says the the highway ban order has completely disqualified civilian movement of traffic 2 days each week from dawn to dusk till 31-5-2019. “The plea will come on for hearing on Monday,” Shah said.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.