The Supreme Court’s refusal to grant a stay on the Governor’s order in the Maharashtra Assembly is likely to be heard tomorrow by the MVA government.
Plea of the Assembly on Thursday (Floor TestMaharashtra against Governor’s orderMaharashtraSupreme Court, which inquired into the Government’s application (Supreme Court) Has refused to interrupt the confession. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshari has shown great concern in giving a majority verdict. The MVA government argued in court that they could not act on the advice of opposition leaders. At the same time, it indicated that the petition for the disqualification of rebel legislators is pending before the court. The jury, which issued its verdict at 9 pm on Wednesday night, said that a majority verdict due tomorrow would be subject to the final outcome of the writ petition. The bench then proceeded to hear the petitions filed by Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh, who are now in jail, seeking permission to vote in a confidence vote tomorrow.
Updates of the hearing
- The Solicitor General has objected to the application.
- Justice Kant: Let them participate, they are elected legislators. In some circumstances, no central agency can get legislators to sue and prevent them.
- Solicitor General said that the Supreme Court had refused to vote in the Maharashtra Methodological Council (EC) and said that Section 69 (5) of the RPA restricts the jailed persons from voting.
- Aurora argued on behalf of the petitioners that the bench had issued notice on the petition seeking a vote in the MLC election to consider the larger questions relating to section 69 (5).
- The Solicitor General has agreed that Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh can vote in confidence.
- “They will come into ED custody and return to ED custody,” said SG.
- Prison MLAs Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh have been given permission by the Supreme Court to participate in the antitrust examination at a special session of the Maharashtra Assembly tomorrow. Both firms have been instructed to escort him as he is under judicial custody in cases filed by the ED / CBI.
- Once the proceedings are completed, the applicant is returned to judicial custody. The Supreme Court has said that the order should be communicated to the concerned authorities for custody.