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Jul 17, 2017 01:51 PM IST | Source: NEWS18.com

Special status to Jammu & Kashmir: Centre avoids taking stand, seeks debate

Attorney General K K Venugopal showed up before a bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar to state that the Centre did not wish to file its affidavit over the subject.

Special status to Jammu & Kashmir: Centre avoids taking stand, seeks debate

The Central government on Monday avoided taking a stand in the Supreme Court on special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Attorney General K K Venugopal showed up before a bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar to state that the Centre did not wish to file its affidavit over the subject.

Venugopal called the matter "very sensitive", adding this would require a "larger debate". He further pointed out that constitutional issues were involved and therefore, the case should be heard by a larger bench.

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