June 16, 2024

SC verdict on Article 370 disappointing, says Sajad Lone

The Supreme Court docket verdict on the pleas difficult the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Structure is ‘disappointing’ and justice has but once more ‘eluded’ the folks of Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Convention (PC) chief Sajad Lone mentioned on Monday.

“The Supreme Court docket verdict on Article 370 is disappointing. Justice but once more eludes the folks of J and Ok,” Lone mentioned right here.

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He mentioned Article 370 might have been legally obliterated, however will at all times stay part of our political aspirations.

The apex courtroom on Monday upheld the Centre’s August 5, 2019 resolution to abrogate Article 370, which bestowed a particular standing on the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, and mentioned steps needs to be taken to conduct elections to the Meeting within the Union Territory by September 30 subsequent yr.

The Supreme Court docket additionally directed that statehood to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir be restored on the earliest.

Within the case of statehood, Lone mentioned, the Supreme Court docket ‘sidestepped even commenting on it, thus defending your entire nation from any future misuse, by citing priority’.

“But the identical misuse was subtly endorsed in J&Ok. Allow us to hope at a future date, justice wakes up from its slumber of pretence,” the PC president mentioned.