National Conference on Monday said that the party has ropedin best legal team to defend Art 35 A and Art 370 in the Supreme Court of Indiasaying that party will leave no stone unturned to protect and defend state'sspecial status in and outside the courts.
Addressing a meet of party functionaries and legal luminaries here NC general secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar said that the party has roped in a battery of legal experts and lawyers led by an internationally reputed lawyer to plead the case in the Apex Court. "Party president Dr. Farooq Abdullah is personally overseeing the efforts of the party's legal team.
Art 370 and Art 35A are the articles of faith for us. The party will be putting up a strong front in the Supreme Court for the defense of our unique status as enshrined in the constitution of India," adding, "The unrelenting attacks on our identity by forces inimical to states unity and uniqueness has regrettably plunged people of the state into anxiety. The issue is important to us as it defines our very survival."
Speaking on the occasion provincial president NasirAslamWani said, "The special provisions guarding the unique status of statehave always been a scorn in the eye of BJP and other right wing affiliatedgroups. Art 35-A and Art 370 are the expressions of our unique identity withinthe union of India. Any attempt to fiddle with them will prove detrimental tothe stability and integrity of India."
Meanwhile the functionaries present in the meet paid glowingtributes of late Mirwaiz Muhammad YasinHamdani on his annual death anniversaryobservance day.