Jammu & Kashmir

Shah Faesal withdraws plea challenging abrogation of Article 370 from Supreme Court

JK IAS officer. [Shah Faesal]

New Delhi: IAS officer Shah Faesal has withdrawn his petition from the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential order to scrap Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, Bar & Bench reported.

Faesal was among 23 petitioners who had challenged the Government of India’s decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Indian constitution that granted special status to JK.

“After Centre reinstated IAS officer Shah Faesal, who resigned in 2019 and was detained for over a year after abrogation of Article 370, Shah Faesal has now WITHDRAWN his petition from the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential order to scrap Article370,” Bar & Bench tweeted.

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