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Views of people's representatives of J&K must come to fore: Faizan Mustafa

Assembly's expression of views is not power because those views cannot change anything. Parliament can ignore its opinion, says NALSAR University vice chancellor

Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor, NALSAR University | Illustration by Binay Sinha
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Faizan Mustafa, Vice Chancellor, NALSAR University | Illustration by Binay Sinha

Karan Thapar
With a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court all set to hear petitions challenging the revoking of the special status of Jammu & Kashmir and its bifurcation into two Union Territories in October, Faizan Mustafa, vice chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, tells Karan Thapar that there are important legal issues around the central government’s decision on Article 370. Edited excerpts:

Professor Mustafa, let us start with Article 370. It has not been abrogated as many people believe, but its provisions have been used to deoperationalise Article 370 itself. Can you start by explaining how exactly this is being

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First Published: Aug 31 2019 | 8:14 PM IST

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