Tune in for Podcast | What Did SC Say About Karnataka Rebel MLAs?
The SC gave its verdict on the disqualification of the 17 rebel Karnataka MLAs of the former Congress-JD(S) MLAs.
The Supreme Court gave its verdict on the disqualification of the 17 rebel Karnataka MLAs of the former Congress-JD(S) government by the then-Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar.
The top court upheld the order of KR Ramesh Kumar, said that the rebel MLAs still stand disqualified but made one change. Kumar’s order had barred these MLAs from contesting for a whole term until 2023, but the SC removed the time frame of their disqualification and paved for them to contest the bypolls on 5 December.
If elected in bypolls, these disqualified MLAs can become hold public office again.
What led the SC to this decision? And how will this verdict impact the political scene in the state? Tune in to The Big Story.
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