Bombay High Court orders Goa Panchayat polls to be held in 45 days; says State defying Constitutional mandate to hold elections

The Court also said that in most instances, the State Election Commission would meekly toe the line of the State Government and plead helplessness.
Bombay HC Goa Bench, Justice MS sonak and Justice RN laddha
Bombay HC Goa Bench, Justice MS sonak and Justice RN laddha

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday came down upon the Goa government for postponing elections to 186 Panchayats in the State, noting that such defiance to comply with Constitutional mandate to hold elections have become a regular feature [Sandeep Vazarkar v. State of Goa & Ors.].

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