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For the past a few days, newspapers in the Valley are filled with classified announcements cancelling wedding invitations, suggesting residents have decided to go for a subdued celebration.
Life came to halt in Anantnag and parts of Pulwama district in south Kashmir after rumours that Article 35-A has been scrapped.
The main case, which is based on a plea filed by a non-governmental organisation in 2014, is likely to be heard on August 31.
Article 35-A row: Over dozen National Conference workers booked for raising 'Azadi' slogans in Poonch
The Supreme Court has scheduled the hearing of petitions against Article 35-A of Indian constitution for August 27.
Mahatma Gandhi, through a series of articles in his publications 'Young India' and 'Navajivan', had urged people of the country to generously contribute for the relief of the flood-hit' Malabar' (Kera
He further said separatists in the valley must be included in any form of dialogue to address the Kashmir issue.
Suhail Kazmi, member of the group from Jammu said the constitutional provision was an issue of the identity and dignity of the people.
There have also been petitions supporting the retention of Article 35-A of the Constitution.
The members of APSCC assembled at Pratap Park in Srinagar and staged a peaceful protest in favour of Article 35A, which bars outsiders from purchasing land and property in the State.
A G Perarivalan, who is among the seven convicts in the case, said he had filed the mercy petition seeking remission or pardon from the Governor under Article 161 of the Constitution.
The row over Article 35A, which grants special privileges to Jammu and Kashmir residents, has divided two political families in the Muslim-majority state.
Muzaffar Hussain Baig, party counsel will fight legal challenge to Article 35A in Supreme Court: PDP
PDP president Mehbooba Mufti held a detailed meeting with party's top leadership over the present political situation and measures needed to be taken to defend Article 35-A in the apex court.
Wholesale inflation eased to 5.09 per cent in July on account of cheaper food articles, especially fruits and vegetables, government data showed on Tuesday.
The top court said the Article 21 (right to life) of Constitution applies to both segments of people and it needs to maintain a balance while considering a countrywide ban on firecrackers.