Panthers Party wants Governor's rule in J&K, SC to hear plea next week
Bhim Singh, who heads the Panthers Party, told the court that for the last fortnight the state is under siege, no public institutions are working, and there is no drinking water and electricity. The administration in place has failed to address the people's woes
With situation in Jammu and Kashmir still days away from normalcy, the people have been hit hard . Keeping this sentiments in mind the Bhim Singh led Panthers party has filed a plea in the Supere Court seeking Governor's rule in the state. The Supreme Court has admitted the plea and will hear in the next week. The Panthers party had filed the demand on the ground that there is a complete paralysis of administration in prevailing in the state.
The bench headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur agreed to hear the plea next week on a mentioning by senior counsel Bhim Singh.
Singh, who heads the Panthers Party, told the court that for the last fortnight the state is under siege, no public institutions are working, and there is no drinking water and electricity.
Singh said under Section 93 of the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution, the Governor is empowered to assume all the powers to run the state by placing the government and the assembly under suspension.
He said Governor's rule is essential now for national integrity and security, and for the survival of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.