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SC junks plea against order restricting traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway

The bench, after hearing the submissions, said, "We are not inclined to keep this petition pending

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the government's order restricting for a day in a week on a stretch of the highway from Udhampur to Baramulla for the movement of security forces.

Counsel for the government told the bench comprising Chief Justice and Justice Deepak Gupta that the order restricting traffic on the highway was taken due to the ongoing election and will remain in force till May 31.

The bench, after hearing the submissions, said, "We are not inclined to keep this petition pending.

First Published: Mon, May 06 2019. 12:50 IST
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