06th Aug :- The Supreme Court will hear a petition challenging Article 35A in connection with the closure of separatists in Jammu and Kashmir today. On this hearing, there are views of the entire country along with the people of the valley. During the hearing on the issue of 35A, the separatists have called for a two-day shutdown, which is the second day today.
#TopStory: Supreme Court to hear petitions challenging the validity of Article 35A which empowers J&K state's legislature to define 'permanent residents' of the state and provide special rights to them. pic.twitter.com/MhsgUO9xaV
— ANI (@ANI) August 6, 2018
There were rallies and demonstrations in various places in the state between the two days of separation of separatists. This led to the postponement of Amarnath Yatra in the state of pre-crisis.
Partial strikes and peaceful rallies took place in support of Article 35 A from Ramban, Doda and Kishtwar of the state. Various religious and social organizations have called for a two-day strike against the challenge of Article 35 A in the Supreme Court.
In the state political parties, including National Conference, PDP, CPI (M) and Congress state unit and separatist are demanding the status quo on article 35A. Because of this article, people outside Jammu and Kashmir can not buy any immovable property in the state.
Hurriyat leader Bilal War said that Kashmir is one of the reasons for the 35 A. If it is removed, the war will be rugged. At the same time, four days ago National Conference leader Javed Rana said that during the bandh, there will not be any tricolor. The consequences will be bad at doing this.
What is Article 35A?
Article 35A gives exclusive powers to Jammu and Kashmir as state. The rights given under it are connected to ‘permanent residents’. This means that the state government has the right to allow or not give refugees and other Indian citizens from other places in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
On 14 May 1954, the then President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad passed an order Through this order a new Article 35A was added to the Constitution of India.
Article 35A is part of Article 370. Due to this section, any citizen of other states can neither buy the property in Jammu and Kashmir nor remain a permanent citizen.