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#KashmirShutdown: A three Judge Bench headed by Justice NV Ramana with Justices R Subhash Reddy and BR Gavai assembles.
Senior Counsel @KapilSibal resumes making his submissions on behalf of Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad
Sibal: Cross border terrorism is not something new and has not started on August 4. They were concerned about the ramifications of the restructuring of #Article370 which is why the step was taken
Sibal: Large number of people of Kashmir are peace loving and the fundamental rights of these people need to be protected
Sibal: They should have taken preventive measures to ensure that children could go to school etc and a Regime should have been in place to protect the rights of people while ensuring that the troublemakers are dealt with accordingly
Sibal: Internet will not create any problem. It's communication between two people. How will that impact law and order in J&K? How will children going to schools impact J&K?
Sibal: Why was it necessary to ban landlines? There's no explanation for any of this.
Sibal: They cannot claim privilege on 144 orders.
All this was done surreptitiously and suddenly it was fait accompli
Senior Counsel Huzefa Ahmadi arguing on behalf of the Indian Journalists' Union
If courts are going to be told that they cannot go into the sufficiency of the reasoning for imposing restrictions, what is the point of judicial review, Ahmadi
During emergency, there was a proclamation. Right now there is no proclamation. But the Court's are told that they cannot go into the orders of imposing restrictions, Ahmadi
Bench rises for the day
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