News

Supreme Cpurt decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act

Shillong, December 18, 2019 (MMP): The Supreme Court today decided to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act but refused to stay its operation. It issued notice to the Centre on pleas seeking stay on the operation of the law as well as on the main petition challenging the constitutional validity of the legislation. A bench comprising Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant fixed the pleas, including those filed by the Indian Union Muslim League and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh for hearing on the 22nd of January, next year.NSD

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *