Historic judgement on internet access, this time court did not come under any pressure: Ghulam Nabi Azad
SC asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within a week all orders imposing curbs in the Union Territory.
Nabi said in November 2016, the Modi government brought in demonitisation. Since then, most of the laws they passed were against the people.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury and CPI's D Raja at a press conference condemned the police action on Sunday.
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the situation in the entire country is very bad, be it the central or southern part, or even Delhi.
Five Army columns have been requisitioned and deployed in Assam while three Assam Rifles columns have also been requisitioned and deployed in Tripura.
The senior Congress leader also asked that if the entire country was happy with the proposed legislation, why protests were taking place in Assam, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland.
The Bill seeks to give citizenship to refugees from the Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zoroastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
The Bill has been rejected by one and all from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, the senior Congress leader claimed.
The meeting was held in Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad's chamber.
Kapil Sibal concluded his arguments saying that it's not about past but for the future of the people of J&K that top court has to decide the matter.
A bench of Justice N V Ramana, Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice B R Gavai reserved the verdict.
Ghulam Nabi Azad alleged that the scheme of electoral bonds resulted in money laundering and destroyed transparency in the funding of political parties.
This will be his first visit to the region since the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was bifurcated into two Union territories on October 31.
The direction came when senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad alleged that public transport vehicles were not allowed to ply in Jammu and Kashmir .
Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad stated that till BJP is in power at the Centre, the Kashmir issue would not be resolved.