SC's top quotes on Article 370 verdict

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Dec 11, 2023

SC verdict on Dec 11

The Supreme Court on December 11 delivered verdict on Article 370. Here are the top quotes from the verdict

"Constitutional set up didn’t indicate that Jammu and Kashmir retained sovereignty after the signing of Instrument of Accession in 1949."

“Article 370 is a temporary provision, an interim arrangement due to war conditions in the State”

"Petitioners stating that Centre cannot take actions of irreversible consequences in the J&K during Presidential rule not accepted."

"Court cannot decide on decision of President on whether special circumstances under Article 370 exist, don't find use of Presidential power malafide"

"All provisions of the constitution can be applied to Jammu and Kashmir and non-application of mind cannot be claimed."

"Steps shall be taken so that elections are held in legislative assembly of J&K by September 2024 & statehood shall be restored as soon as possible."