Rajasthan Speaker strikes SC in opposition to HC order to postpone disqualification proceedings in opposition to insurgent Cong MLAs


Satya Prakash
Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 22

The Rajasthan political disaster reached the Supreme Court on Wednesday with Assembly Speaker CP Joshi difficult the state excessive courtroom’s order “directing” him to postpone until July 24 the disqualification proceedings in opposition to 19 insurgent Congress MLAs, together with sacked Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot.

In his petition, Joshi urged the highest courtroom to put aside the excessive courtroom’s order, contending it was “bad in law” and “a direct affront to the powers of the Legislature and the Speaker envisaged under the Constitution”. 

The petition has been listed for listening to on Thursday earlier than a three-judge Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra at 11 am.

Earlier, senior advocate Kapil Sibal complained to a Bench headed by CJI SA Bobde that there was no system to say pressing instances on to the highest courtroom. Justice Bobde requested him to method the courtroom’s Registry.

Pilot and 18 insurgent Congress MLAs have challenged earlier than the excessive courtroom the disqualification notices issued to them by the meeting Speaker.

On Tuesday, the excessive courtroom mentioned it will ship its order on July 24 on insurgent Congress MLAs’ petition and requested Joshi to defer the disqualification proceedings until then.

Contending that the disqualification course of was part of the meeting proceedings, Joshi mentioned the excessive courtroom couldn’t have requested him to defer it until Friday, significantly as a result of he had already prolonged twice the deadline to obtain replies of insurgent Congress MLAs.

The disqualification proceedings below anti-defection legislation i.e. paragraph 2(1)(a) of the 10th Schedule of the Constitution was initiated in opposition to the 19 MLAs after the Congress Legislature Party complained to the Speaker that the they’d defied a whip to attend two conferences final week.

The insurgent MLAs contended {that a} celebration whip utilized solely throughout meeting session.

 



Be the first to comment on "Rajasthan Speaker strikes SC in opposition to HC order to postpone disqualification proceedings in opposition to insurgent Cong MLAs"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*


%d bloggers like this: