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Article 35A: Kashmir Lawyers Team To leave For Delhi Tomorrow

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Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Monday asked all the members of the team constituted for opposing the petitions filed by “We the Citizens” and others for striking down Article 35-A of the Constitution of India, to remain present in the Supreme Court of India on 13 and 14 February, as all the cases relating to the matter, are listed before the top court on the dates, for final disposal.
The members of the team include M. A. Qayoom (President); Aijaz Bedar (Vice President); Mohammad Ashraf Bhat (Secretary); Adil Asimi, Joint (Secretary); Bilal Ahmad Wani (Treasurer); Z. A. Shah, Senior Advocate; Z. A. Qureshi, Senior Advocate; Riyaz Jan, Senior Advocate; Altaf Haqani, Advocate; Mufti Mehraj-ud-din, Advocate; Manzoor Ahmad Dar, Advocate; N. A. Ronga, Advocate; M. S. Reshi, Advocate; and Arshad Andrabi, Advocate.
“It was also decided that the team members will meet in Delhi on 12th of February positively, so as to devise a strategy for defending Article 35-A, seriously and effectively, before the Court,” a spokesman of the lawyers’ body said in a statement issued after a meeting of the executive committee.
“It was also decided that any other member of the Bar Association who may be willing to join the team in Delhi is also welcome.”

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