Economy Ex-defence officers, bureaucrats move SC against centre's decision on Article 370 Updated : August 19, 2019 07:39 AM IST They sought directions declaring presidential orders of August 5 as "unconstitutional, void and inoperative". More than half a dozen petitions have been filed in the apex court against the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370. On August 16, the apex court had refrained from examining the legal challenges posed to the changes made in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.