The Supreme Court will hear from today all the petitions filed against the abolition of Article 370 giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir. A constitutional bench of five judges has been formed for this. It is headed by Justice NV Raman. The Constitutional Bench also consists of Justice SK Kaul, Justice R Subhash Reddy, Justice BR Gavai, and Justice Suryakant. Earlier on 14 November, the bench refused to pass any interim order on the petitions. At the same time, hearing that there may be a delay in hearing, and told that the Supreme Court will give a decision on all the issues related to this case after hearing all the parties together.
A constitutional bench of five judges has been formed for this.
On the other hand, Justice NV Raman on Monday directed Solicitor General Tushar Mehta and Senior Advocate Raju Ramachandran to come up with preparations on the case. The petitioners were also asked to present all the petitions and the documents given in it simultaneously. This will facilitate hearing. Mehta said that all the petitions have been taken together, but if some new documents are also given, then they will be added later. The Supreme Court had also asked the Center to reply on two other petitions filed on the same matter. At the same time, barring these two, the new petitions were banned from filing.