Lawstreet Journal

"Pained to See the Cases on Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly’s Disqualification becoming infructuous": Kapil Sibal to Supreme Court

Lawstreet Journal 7 Nov 2020 1:43am

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary "Pained to See the Cases on Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly’s Disqualification becoming infructuous": Kapil Sibal to Supreme Court

On November 4, 2020, Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal told the Supreme Court that he was pained to see the cases on Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assembly’s disqualification becoming infructuous on the account of delay caused by the adjournments. 

The writ petition was filed in March 2020 before the Court seeking the disqualification of 22 legislators who had resigned from the Congress party after JyotiradithyaScindia joined the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). The Kapil Sibal submitted that the same has now become infructuous on account of the repeated adjournment. He also informed the bench that the by-elections to the constituency which became vacant on the account of the resignation of members of the legislative assembly were held on November 3, 2020. He also pointed out that "While the case concerning Rajasthan assembly was heard on a day-to-day basis the case relating to the disqualification of members of legislative assemblies in Goa and Tamil Nadu are still languishing". Therefore, Kapil Sibal has informed that "A uniform standard for granting adjournment in such matters" and "There has to be a uniform standard for an adjournment in such matters". 

Chief Justice of India S A Bobde replied that the adjournment in the case was sought by both parties on a different date of hearing. He dismissed the petition as infructuous and said that "Anyway we will bear in mind this aspect and reject such request of adjournment". 

The writ petition was filed by Congress Member of Legislative Assembly Vinay Saxena seeking to declare the disqualification of 22 members of… Continue Reading...


Tagged: Supreme Court of India  
Disclaimer: SoOLEGAL in Media collaboration with Lawstreet Journal. SoOLEGAL take no responsbility for the content provided by Lawstreet Journal. For any discrepancies Contact Lawstreet Journal.
Did you find this write up useful? YES 0 NO 0
Featured Members view all

New Members view all

×

C2RMTo Know More

Something Awesome Is In The Work

0

DAYS

0

HOURS

0

MINUTES

0

SECONDS

Sign-up and we will notify you of our launch.
We’ll also give some discount for your effort :)

* We won’t use your email for spam, just to notify you of our launch.