High Court issues notice to Speaker CP Joshi in BSP MLAs merger in Congress case

  • | Thursday | 6th August, 2020

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Madan Dilawar seeking an immediate stay on the merger of six BSP legislators with the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government that was effected last September.

A division bench of the Rajasthan high court (HC) on Wednesday issued notice to Assembly Speaker CP Joshi and asked him to respond to it by the following day regarding the special appeal of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Madan Dilawar seeking an immediate stay on the merger of six BSP legislators with the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government that was effected last September.

“The two-member HC division bench, comprising Chief Justice Indrajeet Mahanty and Justice Prakash Gupta, has issued the notice to Assembly Speaker Joshi and has sought his response by Thursday,” said Dinesh Kumar Garg, the BSP’s counsel.

Garg said the arguments on behalf of BSP were made by the party’s national general secretary Satish Mishra.

Senior counsel Harish Salve argued on behalf of the BJP, he added.



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