Officials said that both the factions of the Hurriyat are likely to be banned under Section 3(1) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, or the UAPA.
Four former SC judges said these laws are usually misused to stifle dissent and quell the voices which ask questions to the government.
A day after the death of Father Stan Swamy, his family members, friends and well-wishers conducted a special prayer at his native village of Virugallur on Tuesday.
Reading down UAPA may have pan-India ramifications, says SC upholding bail of activists in Delhi riots case
The bench said what is troubling it was that 100 pages of the verdict have been rendered while granting bail and judgement discussed the entire law.