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West Bengal Post Poll Violence Case: SC Hearing [LIVE UPDATES]

Lawstreet Journal 28 Sep 2021 6:48pm

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Sr Adv Kapil Sibal: This kind of proceeding has not been seen before any court compared to what happened in Kolkata. The elections was in 8 phases. You have to decide what is post poll violence. ECI transfers officers etc

Justice Saran: So it has to be seen till when ECI is in control for post poll violence

Sibal: It is till Chief Minister takes oath. This is a legal issue. ECI is in control of police and law and order. This issue has not been decided before

Sibal: If CM took oath on May 5 and if something happens in June, can it be called post poll violence?

Justice Saran: Yes, it's like something happens in December and then also it's post poll.

Sibal: The case was taken up by 5 judges and the first interim order was passed on June 18 in terms of which HC said that they request NHRC chairman to constitute a committee to look into these cases.

Sibal: According to us the committee had members who are openly affiliated to ruling party. There were 6 members

Justice Saran: How many were objectionable?

Sibal: The lead three.

Sibal: What has to be seen that in a federal structure where there are  two parties in centre and state and there is an electoral battle of ideologies then what is the duty of the court to allow such a committee to work on something that it ordered it to

Sibal: The fourth broad issue is that in the context of administrative law there is a… Continue Reading...

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