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CPI(M) leader Tarigami files plea in SC for early hearing of petition on Article 370

CPI(M) leader Mohammed Yusuf Tarigami said if the matters were not heard urgently, "grave injustice will be caused to the applicant."

Published: 27th August 2021 09:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th August 2021 09:17 PM   |  A+A-

Senior CPM leader and former MLA MY Tarigami

Senior CPI(M) leader and former Jammu and Kashmir MLA MY Tarigami (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Senior CPI(M) leader M Y Tarigami on Friday filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking an early hearing of the petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

In his petition, Tarigami said despite the challenge to the constitutional validity of orders by the Centre on August 5, 2019, as well as the J-K (Reorganisation) Act, 2019 is pending before the Supreme Court, the central government has taken some "irreversible actions."

He said the Centre has constituted a Delimitation Commission to mark boundaries in the territory for all the constituencies before an assembly election can be held.

"Amendment of the Jammu and Kashmir Development Act allowing persons who are not permanent residents to buy land in Jammu and Kashmir if it is not agricultural land. Closing down of institutions such as the J-K State Women's Commission, J-K State Accountability Commission, J-K State Consumer Protection Commission and J-K State Human Rights Commission," the petition said, listing out some decisions by the Centre.

The petitioner said in view of the aforesaid actions being taken by the central government, it is submitted that the challenge to the constitutional validity ought to be heard on an expedited basis otherwise the petition itself would be rendered infructuous in view of the irreversible actions of the respondents and the applicant would be rendered remediless.

The CPI(M) leader said if the matters were not heard urgently, "grave injustice will be caused to the applicant."

"In view of the above facts and circumstances this Hon'ble Court may have kind indulgence to direct the respondents accordingly, in the interest of justice, otherwise the Applicant will be put to irreparable loss, injury and hardships," the petition said.

Tarigami submitted that the court may be pleased to list his writ petition (Civil) no. 1210 of 2019 on an early date, in the interest of justice and pass such other order or further orders as the Court may deem fit and proper in the circumstances of the case.



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