Recent Delhi: The Supreme Courtroom on Monday mentioned it could actually perhaps perhaps hear on 7 January the appeals of Bahujan Samaj Celebration (BSP) and BJP MLA Madan Dilawar in opposition to the Rajasthan Excessive Courtroom stutter asking the Assembly Speaker to imagine inner three months a disqualification petition in opposition to your complete six BSP MLAs ‘merging’ with the ruling Congress birthday party.
A bench of Justices S Abdul Nazeer and KM Joseph listed the appeals for extra listening to on Thursday.
On 24 August, the high court had requested the Rajasthan Assembly Speaker to imagine inner three months the disqualification petition filed by Dilawar in opposition to the merger of six BSP MLAs with the Congress.
Allowing Dilawar’s plea in part, the high court had residing aside the 22 July stutter of the Speaker rejecting the disqualification petition filed by him in March final yr. It had brushed aside a writ petition filed by the BSP within the topic, whereas giving the birthday party liberty to file a disqualification petition with the Speaker.
Dilawar had filed the petition within the high court not easy the merger of six MLAs — Sandeep Yadav, Wajib Ali, Deepchand Kheria, Lakhan Meena, Jogendra Awana and Rajendra Gudha— with the Congress and demanded a quit on the execution of the stutter passed by the Speaker.
The high court had on the identical day disposed of as “infructuous” Dilawar’s plea searching out quit on the Rajasthan Speaker’s resolution, which allowed the six BSP MLAs to merge with the Congress after the high court had passed its stutter on the identical enlighten.
The six MLAs had contested and won the 2018 assembly elections on BSP tickets however later defected to the Congress birthday party in September 2019.
The MLAs had submitted an application for the merger on 16 September, 2019 and the Speaker issued an stutter on 18 September, 2019. Dilawar has mentioned that the six BSP MLAs were wrongly allowed by the Speaker to merge with the ruling Congress birthday party.
The merger became a boost to the Ashok Gehlot-led relate executive as the tally of the Congress increased to over 100 within the Home of 200 MLAs.