The two judge bench of Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of revocation of Article 35-A till August 27.
The Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that Article 35A has been in vogue for more than 60 years.
“An argument about strike by lawyers can’t now be a ground to speed up the case,” he said.
Misra also pointed out that the petition has to be decided by a three-judge bench, but Justice D Y Chandrachud who was to be part of it is absent today.
SC was hearing a series pf petitions over the revocation of Article-35A, which provides special status to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir.