New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a public interest litigation, seeking imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir due to unrest in the state.

J&K National Panthers Party moved the top court, saying that the court should intervene in the interest of the security in the state and the safety of its citizens.

“J&K is under the siege of central security forces for the last two weeks," the petition said, a copy of which has been seen by Mint.

Advocate Bhim Singh, who appeared in court said that under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor’s rule can be imposed for national security reasons.

The case will be heard next week.