SC rejects the plea for a J&K decision that limits civil traffic on the national highway

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Rejected Monday A Plea Against The Government Of Jammu And Kashmir ' Limiting Civilian Traffic For A Day In A Week On A Part Of The National Highway From Udhampur To Baramulla For The Movement Of Security Forces.

The State Government Counsel Has Told The Court, Including Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi And Justice Deepak Gupta, That The Traffic Restriction Order On The National Highway Was Taken Because Of The Ongoing Elections And Will Remain In Force Until May 31

The Bank, After Hearing The Submissions, Said," We Are Not Inclined To Keep This Petition Up And Running."

The State Government Had Issued An Order On April 3 Stating That The Pulwama Terrorist Attack, A New Car Bombing Of Security Forces ' Convoy In Banihal And Movement Of Forces During The Election Of Lok Sabha, No Civil Movement On The NH Piece From 4 AM To 5 PM Will Be Allowed Once A Week.

The Order Stated That There Would Be A" Dedicated Day" Every Week. For Movement Of Security Forces ' Convoy If There Was No Civil Traffic On The National Road From Baramulla To Udhampur From 4:00 AM To 5:00 PM.

The Regulation Of Vehicle Movement At The NH Would Remain In Force Until May 31, He Had Said.

The Plea Was Submitted By Muzzafar Shah, The Senior Vice President Of The State Political Party Awami National Conference ' And Social Worker Yasmeen Sonaullah.

The Plea, Submitted By Lawyer Suhail Malik, Had Claimed The" Absurd And Draconian Decision" . Restricting Civil Traffic Traffic On A 270-kilometer Route On The National Highway Has A Direct Impact On The Life Of Human Heads And Its Indirect Economic And Social Impact Is Endless

The Disputed Order Means A Virtual Valley Lockdown Per Day That Directly Affects 10,000 Vehicles Practicing Every Hour, Including Patients, Students, Tourists, Business People And Government Officials, The Plea Said, Add" So One Extreme Step Was Not Even Adopted During The Kargil War In The Year 1999" .

The Medium Said: It Is Also Argued That The Illogical, Vengeful And Infamous Order Would Lead To Offices, Schools, Colleges, Banks, Airports And Stations Being Closed One Day A Week.

It Also Said That The Order Will Have A Direct Impact On The 2019 General Election Because It Will Disrupt The Campaign And Limit The Ability Of Political Parties And Candidates To Mobilize Employees, Hold Public Meetings And Meet Employees.