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SC to hear Kashmir-linked petitions on Sept 16

New Delhi: The Supreme Courtroom will look at on September 16 a batch of petitions, involving varied points, together with rest of motion, in Jammu and Kashmir. The apex courtroom determined this on Thursday whereas listening to petitions.

Kashmir Occasions Editor Anuradha Bhasin’s counsel instructed the Bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, that the media was not being allowed to operate within the Valley for the final one month.

This was contested by Solicitor Common Tushar Mehta, saying various newspapers had been being printed from Srinagar.

Activist Tehseen Poonawalla’s counsel submitted that individuals had been unable to journey round freely, had been being disadvantaged of fundamental rights, and had no entry to hospitals.

On this, Mehta mentioned the folks had entry to hospitals and round 700,000 folks had visited hospitals within the Valley.

Poonawalla has raised the difficulty of lockdown as amounting to suspension of Article 19 (freedom of speech) and Article 21 (private liberty) of the Structure.

When the courtroom enquired Poonawalla about his vocation, the Lawyer Common mentioned he appeared in tv channels. Nonetheless, Poonawalla’s counsel mentioned he was an activist and had the precise to look wherever to boost his voice in opposition to violation of human rights.

The courtroom adjourned the matter and in addition tagged the petition of Mohammad Aleem Syed, a Jamia College regulation scholar. The regulation scholar in his affidavit detailed the state of affairs within the Valley based mostly on his go to.

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