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Hearing on Art 35-A: Lawyers’ team in Delhi, will keep us updated, says Joint Hurriyat 

Srinagar, Mar 5: Joint Hurriyat Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik Tuesday reiterated that any tinkering with the State subject law through judicial route will be resisted tooth and nail by the people of J&K.

In a statement issued here, the leadership said that the case regarding Article 35 A is again coming up for hearing in the Supreme Court on March 6 and 7.


“A high level delegation of bar association lawyers has already reached Delhi who will be monitoring and defending it. The team will keep the leadership updated and people will be likewise informed,” the leaders said in the statement.

They added that in the past too, many efforts were made and many “ploys employed to damage the disputed status of Kashmir.”

“But people through their stiff resistance always foiled such designs and this time also, if any adverse move is made in this regard, people and those leading are fully ready to resist it,” the statement added.

Joint Hurriyat also paid tributes to two militants Adfar Fayaz Parray and Irfan Ahmed Rather killed in an encounter with the government forces in Tral area of South Kashmir on Tuesday.

“It is very painful that youth pushed to the wall are taking to arms and losing life,” the trio said.

They also condemned the forces’ action in Tral where live ammunition was used against the people resulting in the grave injuries to 25-year-old youth Farooq Ahmed.