The party statement said that notwithstanding the fact that a final hearing on these petitions against abrogation of the special status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir and abrogation of the state Constitution, and notwithstanding the prevailing coronavirus pandemic conditions, sweeping changes were brought about by the Centre that impacted the rights of a large number of people, including dilution of the safeguards earlier available to the permanent residents of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
"The very purpose of the present proceedings will be severely undermined if the present petitions are not heard and disposed of urgently. Suffice it to say that sufferance of the J&K people continues without a full-fledged responsible government. In view of the foregoing, the present petition and the petitions tagged thereto ought to be heard and disposed of urgently as significant changes to the rights of the residents of the erstwhile state have already been brought about by the Centre," the statement added.
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