December 2, 2023

On Tuesday, the SC introduced that it could begin listening to petitions on August 2 which questioned the constitutionality of modifications made to Article 370 and the division of the previous state of Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.

The Centre claimed in its affidavit to the Supreme Court docket on Monday that its actions in 2019 had introduced the area unprecedented development, development, and peace—issues that have been ceaselessly lacking underneath the earlier Article 370 regime—and that this was proof that Parliamentary knowledge was correctly used.

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Mehbooba Mufti on pleas to be heard by SC:

Mehbooba Mufti, the chief of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP), expressed her concern concerning the Supreme Court docket’s selection to contemplate the petitions after “remaining silent for 4 years” on Tuesday. 

In a tweet, she said that there have been legitimate questions relating to why the Supreme Court docket had acted so shortly to contemplate Article 370 following their go to to Kashmir. The selection to listen to the matter on daily basis after sitting silently for 4 years does elevate issues.

The Centre’s intention to repeal Article 370 has been met with blended reactions from the opposition events. Though Congress initially opposed the motion, it later took a extra circumspect stance. The Bahujan Samaj Celebration (BSP) and the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) each supported the BJP-led administration. 

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi, at present often called the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSR Congress Celebration (YSRCP), and the Telugu Desam Celebration (TDP) all supported the repeal of Article 370.

The CPI(M) is arguably the one nationwide get together to have criticised the transfer over time, regardless that Kashmir-based events just like the Nationwide Convention, the PDP, and the Folks’s Convention persistently denounced the motion.

Indian Nationwide Congress (INC):

On this concern, the Congress has expressed blended emotions. The get together first opposed the Centre’s proposal in Parliament, however then softened its stance, most likely after gauging fashionable opinion and taking into consideration the opinions of varied leaders.

The Congress Working Committee (CWC) criticised the federal government throughout a gathering on August 6, 2019, for a way the abrogation was dealt with. The Congress was a signatory to the joint declaration launched in August 2020 that said the events will work in direction of the reinstatement of Articles 370 and 35A. 

The Congress momentarily joined the Gupkar Alliance alongside the NC, the PDP, and the Folks’s Convention. The Gupkar Declaration of August 5, 2019, included it as properly. However the nice outdated get together proclaimed in November 2020 that it was not part of the Gupkar Alliance.

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On January 29, after elevating the tricolour in Srinagar and concluding his cross-country Bharat Jodo Yatra, Rahul gave a obscure response relating to the reinstatement of Article 370. Article 370 was not talked about within the political decision that the Congress leaders addressed on the All India Congress Committee (AICC) plenary assembly in Raipur the month after. In response to the proposed decision, Congress would work to provide Jammu and Kashmir full statehood once more and add Ladakh to the Structure’s Sixth Schedule of Protected Areas. However Article 370 was not talked about.

Janta Dal (United):

The BJP’s former ally Janata Dal (United) staged a walkout on August 5, 2019, as Union House Minister Amit Shah tabled a decision on Article 370 and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Invoice 2019.

On the time, outstanding JD(U) chief KC Tyagi remarked that our chief Nitish Kumar is continuous the work of George Fernandes, Ram Manohar Lohia, and JP Narayan. Their get together thus opposed the Invoice that was launched within the Rajya Sabha. The attitude of JD(U) is totally different. They most well-liked Article 370 to stay in place.

After objecting to the choice, JD(U) later made amends by stating that everybody ought to comply with the regulation that had been enforce. Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, nationwide basic secretary of the JD(U), said that the get together doesn’t intend to proceed partaking in ideological fight.

Aam Aadmi Celebration:

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Arvind Kejriwal, the chief minister of Delhi, backed the administration. Kejriwal said in a tweet following the ruling that they supported the federal government in its selections on J & Okay. They anticipated that this might result in peace and progress within the state. It has maintained the identical place over time.

Trinamool Congress:

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee voiced concern over the protection of political figures in Kashmir after Article 370 was repealed and criticised the BJP authorities’s strategy to revoking the particular standing granted to Jammu & Kashmir.