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Supreme Court to hear petitions related to Kashmir post abrogation of Article 370

New Delhi | The Supreme Court is scheduled on Monday to hear petitions regarding the issues related to post-abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer will be also hearing a bunch fresh petitions, including the one filed by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad seeking permission to visit his family members and relatives.

Ghulam Nabi Azad was sent back by the authorities from the Srinagar airport. He has sought a nod from the top court to visit his family members.

Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference party led by Sajjad Lone has also challenged the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and the validity of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill.

Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference party led by Sajjad Lone has filed a petition against the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Child right activists Enakshi Ganguly and Professor Shanta Sinha have also filed a plea against the alleged illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir since the revocation of the state’s special status.

Rajya Sabha MP and Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) founder Vaiko has registered a plea to let NC Chief Farooq Abdullah out from his detention to to attend a “peaceful and democratic” annual conference, being organised in Chennai on September 15, on the occasion of birthday of former Tamil Nadu chief minister C N Annadurai.

The plea of CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury who had moved the apex court seeking to see his ailing party colleague Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami is also among the batch of petitions listed for hearing. The top court had allowed him to pay a visit to Tarigami but with certain conditions and had granted him liberty to file a report on his return.

The plea of Kashmir Times editor Anuradha Bhasin seeking the removal of media restrictions imposed in the valley after the abrogation of Article 370 will also be taken up along with some other petitions.

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