Rumors over Article 35-A leads to Shopian clashes, Mirwaiz clears confusion

Hurriyat (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq cleared the confusion that had been created regarding hearing of Article 35-A, which was to take place on August 31. Citizens had mistook the fresh petition filed on Monday to be the actual hearing.

“Confusion is being created among people about the hearing of case pertaining to Article 35A in the Indian Supreme Court for today. In this regard, what has been reported in media, is that a fresh case has been filed challenging Article 35A in SC,” Mirwaiz said.

“The original case pending in SC which is listed for 31st, though the exact date would be made public on Tuesday. Most likely this new case may also be clubbed with the petitions filed by RSS backed NGOs and individuals,” he added.

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