Members of Parliament of the Farooq Abdullah-led National Conference (NC) are likely to attend the next meeting of the Delimitation Commission scheduled on December 20.
The three NC parliamentarians — Farooq Abdullah, Hasnain Masoodi and Akbar Lone – who are associate members of the delimitation panel had stayed away from the earlier meeting held in February this year.
The party had then written to the panel expressing the inability of its MPs to associate with it arguing that The J&K Reorganisation Act, 2019, “is under judicial scrutiny” in the Supreme Court of India.
Supreme Court allowed the Central government to construct three double-lane strategic highways for the Char Dham road project in Uttarakhand.
The court was hearing the Centre’s plea seeking modification of a order, which had asked the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) to follow the 2018 circular stipulating carriageway width of 5.5 metre on the ambitious Chardham highway project,
The strategic 900-km-long Chardham project worth ?12,000 crore aims to provide all-weather connectivity to four holy towns – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath – in Uttarakhand.