Anti-defection law: PIL in Bombay High Court challenges protection from disqualification to MPs/MLAs whose parties merge

The PIL sought a declaration that paragraph 4 of 10th schedule of the Constitution be struck down since it provides that disqualification on grounds of defection does not apply in case of a merger between two parties.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

A public interest litigation (PIL) petition has been filed before the Bombay High Court challenging the protection from disqualification granted under anti-defection law to lawmakers in case of merger of their political party with another political party [Meenakshi Menon v. Union of India & Ors.].

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