Jaipur, July 30
The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Speaker and secretary of the State Legislative Assembly and 6 MLAs, who contested elections on the BSP ticket after which defected to the Congress.
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The courtroom issued the notices whereas listening to the writ petitions filed by the BSP and BJP MLA Madan Dilawar in opposition to the six lawmakers defecting to the Congress.
“The notices have been issued to the Speaker and secretary of the Assembly and six MLAs. They have to submit their replies by August 11,” a counsel for Dilawar stated.
In his petition, Dilawar has additionally challenged the Speaker’s July 24 choice to reject his grievance filed in March in opposition to the BSP MLAs becoming a member of the Congress.
The Bench of Justice Mahendra Kumar Goyal issued the notices whereas listening to the petitions. The subsequent listening to within the matter is on August 11. — PTI