Tensions escalate in Kashmir Valley ahead of Article 35A hearing - Tv9
Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 09:06 AM
The Supreme Court will be hearing petitions on Article 35A from Monday onwards. Expecting violence if the Apex Court agrees for amendments in Article 35A, the Indian government airlifted additional paramilitary forces. Meanwhile, separatists gave bandh call opposing amendments to Article 35A. The central forces have detained hundreds of separatists and their supporters as a precautionary measure. Petitions were filed challenging the Article 35A, which provides special rights and privileges to natives of the Jammu and Kashmir. On the whole, the tense situation is prevailing in the state after Pulwama attack.