Article 370 Verdict: Looking Back at J&K’s Special Status, Abrogation in 2019


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Was the Centre’s decision on August 5, 2019, to abrogate the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution — which bestowed a special status on the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir — constitutionally valid? The country will get the answer on Monday as the Supreme Court is all set to pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370. According to the cause list for December 11 (Monday), uploaded on the apex court’s website, a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud will deliver the verdict. The other members...