The Supreme Court will pronounce pronounce judgment on Monday on the preliminary issue whether to refer to larger bench the petitions challenging the Presidential Orders issued under Article 370 on August 5 and 6 to repeal the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
A 5 judge bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, S K Kaul, Subhash Reddy, B R Gavai and Surya Kant had reserved orders on this preliminary point on January 23.
This was after the Senior Advocate Dinesh Dwivedi submitted that there was a conflict in the judgments between the judgments delivered by 5-judge benches in the cases of Prem Nath Kaul v. The State of Jammu and Kashmir [1959 AIR 749] and Sampat Prakash v. State of Jammu and Kashmir [1970 AIR 1118].
During the 6 days of hearing in the case so far, the bench has heard Senior Advocates Raju Ramachandran ,Dinesh Dwivedi, Gopal Shankaranarayanan, Z A Shah and Sanjay Parikh.
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