Jharkhand High Court refuses permission to former CM Hemant Soren to take part in State Budget session

The Court reasoned that since Soren is presently in jail on the basis of a valid order following his recent arrest by the ED, he will have to forgo his right to participate in the business of the legislature.
Jharkhand High Court, Hemant Soren
Jharkhand High Court, Hemant Soren

The Jharkhand High Court on Wednesday refused to grant permission for former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is presently in jail after his recent arrest in a money laundering case, to participate in the ongoing Budget Session of the State legislature [Hemant Soren v. Directorate of Enforcement].

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