The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the disqualification of the 17th Karnataka Primary School on the order of then Parliament Speaker Ramesh Kumar, but allowed their plea to challenge the December 5th election for non-vacant seats in July. .
A trial judge with three judges HN Ramana, Sanjiv Kana and Krishna Murari held that the president was not empowered to disqualify MPs for the full term of office, which lasts until 2023.
"The speaker could not ban MPP for any term. The speaker has no powers, ”the court ruled, in a ruling likely to set the tone for how to deal with the disqualification dispute for resignation, which threatens to disrupt the Tenth Schedule in the future.
The speaker disqualified these AAs from the 16th Karnakaka Legislative Assembly on July 25 and 28 under the Tenth Schedule, or the Law on Combating Dysfunction, and also forbade contesting elections during the term of office of the current Assembly.
The verdict is a major boost for the Fed Federupa government in the country, as the MPP – 14 from Congress and three from CD – S – hoped to get tickets from the BJP to contest the 15-seat election.
Lawmakers left parliament as part of the BJP's attempt to overthrow the government, and Congress and the CD-C demanded the KLA's disqualification and bar in their contested elections.
The MLAs stayed away from a vote of confidence, defying their party whip, which led to the collapse of the JDS-led Congress in Juma Kumaraswami and paving the way for the BJP-led government in the state under BS Fediurapa.
Mandatory polls in up to 15 of these 17 congressional seats that have not been upgraded following the disqualification of MLAs are scheduled for December 5, and candidates are required to submit their nomination papers from November 11 to 18.
Reacting to the row, Congress leader Dinesh Gondurao told CNN 18US18 that the decision was in the expected order. "All MPPs will face the music of the people … we welcome the judgment and it is a good judgment. We are very confident that we are doing very well in the supplements … The BJP itself is divided and our people are ready to face them, "he added.
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