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SC Rejects Writ Petition Of Quo-Warranto Against CM Mamata Banerjee

Lawstreet Journal 1 Feb 2020 3:32pm

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On January 31, 2020 a petition pleading a writ of Quo-Warranto against the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee's statement in the Supreme Court wasn't accepted by the Chief Justice of India SA Bobde by saying that, they don't deny that it is important but they will need to file the petition in the High Court. Previously, the comment made by Mamata Banerjee upon not implementing the procedure of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in her State lead to the submission of Writ Petition of Quo-Warranto in the High Court of Calcutta under the Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949 and Article 32which is the Right to provide Constitutional Remedies by establishing an appropriate proceeding to enforce rights conferred in this part. 

The Supreme Court of India has a power where it issue directions or orders or writs, whichever may be adequate in the wisdom of the bench. The right guaranteed by this Article doesn't suspend except as otherwise furnished by the Constitution. In the Quo-Warranto petition, the Supreme Court will ask the person to whom it has been directed to show in what authority they have exercised rights, powers or franchise to hold a claim.

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