Delhi court dismisses petition challenging Article 370

New Delhi

Dismissing a plea against Article 370 of Indian Constitution, the Delhi High Court has upheld the validity of the Article that guarantees special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
A division bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath while dismissing a Public Interest Litigation seeking scrapping of Article 370 held that “Nothing survives in it as the Supreme Court has already dismissed a petition on the issue.”
On March 16, 2016 after hearing the parties the puppet regime of occupied Kashmir, Indian government and the petitioner – the court had reserved its decision on the petition.
A 22-year-old girl, Kumari Vijayalakshmi Jha, had approached the Delhi High Court for abrogation of Article 370.—KMS

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