Judicial Review of Mahua Moitra expulsion would violate separation of powers: Lok Sabha to Supreme Court

Lok Sabha secretariat has informed the top court that proceedings of the Parliament (and its constituents) cannot be questioned for any irregularity of procedure and the house is itself the sole judge of its lawfulness
Mahua Moitra, Supreme Court
Mahua Moitra, Supreme Court

The Lok Sabha secretariat told the Supreme Court on Monday that the plea by Trinamool Congress leader and former parliamentarian Mahua Moitra challenging her expulsion from the Lok Sabha cannot be examined by courts since Article 122 of the Constitution envisages a framework wherein the parliament is allowed to exercise its internal functions and powers without judicial intervention.

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