The American court has dismissed a case of US $ 100 million (about Rs 1.25 billion) filed in the US court against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. The Kashmir Khalistan Referendum Front and its two allies did not appear in the court during two hearings after which the court delivered the verdict. The case against PM Modi was filed a few days before the event held in Texas on September 19, 2019, Howdy Modi.
The petitioner had filed this case in protest against the removal of Jammu and Kashmir from special state status and dividing it into two union territories. The petitioner had demanded compensation of US $ 100 million from the court to PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defense Staff Lt. Kanwaljit Singh Dhillon.
Judge Frances H. Stacey of the District Court of the Southern District of Texas ruled that the Referendum Front did nothing to continue the trial. Also, no one appeared in the court during the two hearings, on the ground that the case is dismissed.