#KashmirLockdown: Can there be a prohibition on communication of all sorts on Kashmir?, Sr. Adv. Menaka Guruswamy.
#KashmirLockdown: There is a serious situation there. They might be apprehending law and order, says Mishra J.

Attorney, how long are you going to continue with this? Justice Arun Mishra to AG KK Venugopal.
#KashmirLockdown: AG KK Venugopal says Union govt has taken into consideration all relevant aspects. Says it took 3 months to tackle a similar situation in 2016.

But in this case it might be settled in a few days but it depends on the fact situation, says KK Venugopal

#Kashmir: Situation is dynamic and changing every day. We are reviewing the situation and lifting restrictions step by step, says Attorney General KK Venugopal to Supreme Court.
#Kashmir: It is in our interest and interest of Union govt and State that peace is restored, says AG KK Venugopal.
#Kashmir: Hospitals, schools and police stations, that is all I ask, submits Menaka Guruswamy.

We have to give them (Govt) some time too. It is a serious situation, says Justice MR Shah.
#Kashmir: We are committed to ensuring least human rights violations take place, AG KK Venugopal.

So far not even a single loss of life, Centre tells Supreme Court.
#Kashmir: Decisions are taken district wise depending on situation in each district, says Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
#Kashmir: Shall we come back in 2 weeks?, asks Menaka Guruswamy.

Why should we keep it pending?, Justice MR Shah.

They cannot say no accountability. If their intention is to make Kashmiris full citizens, then they cant restrict them totally, Menaka Guruswamy.
#Kashmir: Bench acceeds to request of Menaka Guruswamy to keep petition by @tehseenp pending. Will be listed after two weeks.
@tehseenp If Govt's intention is to make Kashmiris full citizens, they can't restrict them totally: Menaka Guruswamy #Kashmir #KashmirLockdown @tehseenp @MenakaGuruswamy


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