Election Commissioners' Appointment: No stay by Supreme Court; hearing deferred till next week

The bench was hearing a challenge to the recently-enacted law to govern the appointment and service conditions of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and other Election Commissioners.
Supreme Court, Election Commission
Supreme Court, Election Commission

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Term of Office) Act, 2023 or pass any order with respect to the latest appointment of two new Election Commissioners by the Central government [Dr Jaya Thakur and Ors vs Union of India and Anr].

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