No reasons to refer Article 370 matter to larger seven-judge bench: SC

New Delhi:The Supreme Court earlier today said,” There are no reasons to refer a batch of pleas, challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre’s decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370 on 5 August last year, to a larger seven-judge bench.

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana pronounced the order.

The apex court had on 23 January reserved its order on the issue of whether the batch of pleas would be referred to a larger seven-judge bench.