Delimitation of constituencies in J&K is carried out under Sections 47 and 141 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, he added .
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi asked the government if it was planning to conduct a delimitation exercise in J&K to “remove regional imbalance” in the state.
Since Article 35A was never debated and passed into law by Parliament, is it infructuous or null and void?
This is to correct inequity and anomaly of regional disparity long suffered by Jammu region and also provide representation to all reserved categories in the State Assembly.
Petitioner’s counsel P Sudheer Rao urged the court to permit the SEC to conduct elections to three municipal corporations and 53 municipalities before expiry of their term on July 2, 2019