FMP and IJU's intervention permitted in Anuradha Bhasin's petition


In today's hearing, a 3 judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Justices N.V. Ramana, Subhash Reddy and B.R. Gavai decided to allow Foundation for Media Professionals (FMP) and the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) to intervene in Anuradha Bhasin v. Union of India. In her writ petition, Ms. Bhasin, who is the Executive Editor of Kashmir Times, had challenged the communication shutdown in Kashmir for violating the freedom of the press guaranteed by Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.

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