The Chhattisgarh

Beyond The Region

Azam Khan disqualification: SC asks EC to not difficulty bypoll notification until November 10

The Supreme Court docket on Wednesday directed the Election Fee to not difficulty until November 10 the notification for the meeting bypoll in Rampur Sadar in Uttar Pradesh, which fell vacant following the disqualification of Samajwadi Social gathering MLA Azam Khan after his conviction in a hate speech case.

A bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud directed a particular classes courtroom to listen to and determine on Thursday itself the enchantment of Khan looking for a keep on his conviction in order that he survives disqualification as a lawmaker.

The Supreme Court docket stated the Election Fee can difficulty the notification for the bypoll on or after November 11 as soon as the classes courtroom decides on Khan’s plea.

On October 27, Khan was convicted within the hate speech case and despatched to 3 years in jail by a Rampur courtroom.

The MP-MLA courtroom in Rampur additionally granted bail to the MLA within the 2019 case.

On October 28, the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Meeting Secretariat had introduced the disqualification of Khan from the Home.

%d bloggers like this: