Challenge to Constitution Order 1954 in relation to Jammu & Kashmir before Supreme Court

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A PIL has been filed before the Supreme Court of India challenging several special constitutional provisions in relation to the state of Jammu and Kashmir and is set to heard on Monday, 28 September by a bench comprising of Chief Justice HL Dattu and Justice Amitava Roy.

The petition filed by Bondana Purushottam Yadav prays the Court to quash:

  • Constitution (Application To The State Of Jammu And Kashmir) Orders 1950
  • Constitution (Application To The State Of Jammu And Kashmir) Orders 1954
  • re-statement, with reference to the present text of the constitution of the exceptions and medications subject to which the constitution applies to the State of Jammu and Kashmir 1964 etc.

Petition

Case No. Writ Petition (Civil) No. 489 of 2015 [PIL]

Case Title-Bondana Purushottam Yadav v. Union of India & Ors.

Parties:

Respondents:

  1. Union of India
  2. The Secretary, For the Parliamentary Affairs
  3. [Not known]
  4. The Secretary for the House of Council of States
  5. The Secretary for the President of India
  6. The Chief Secretary, State of Jammu and Kashmir
  7. [Not Known]
  8. The Secretary for the State Legislature Council, State of Jammu and Kashmir
  9. Sri Karan Singh, Member of Rajya Sabha

Prayer:-

Issuance of a Writ of Certiorari for quashing the separate Constitution (application to the State of Jammu and Kashmir) Orders 1950 and Constitution (application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 1954 i.e. C.O. 48-Appendix -I, the re-statement, with reference to the present text of the constitution of the exceptions and medications subject to which the constitution applies to the State of Jammu and Kashmir 1964 as mentioned under Appendix II in the Constitution of India.

Source:- One Law Street 

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