Article 370: SC sets up 5-Judge Constitution Bench

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Saturday set up a five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana on a batch of pleas mounting legal challenges to the Centre’s decision to read down Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

The hearing by the constitution bench will commence from October 1. The five-judge bench will examine the constitutional validity of the scrapping of the article’s provisions and the subsequent presidential orders on it.

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