PAC Chairman cannot be "mouthpiece of Executive:" BJP MLA challenges appointment of Mukul Roy as PAC Chairman in Calcutta High Court

BJP MLA Ambika Roy has contended that post should not be given to Mukul Roy since he has defected from the BJP to the party of the ruling government (the All India Trinamool Congress/ AITC).
Mukul Roy, Calcutta High Court
Mukul Roy, Calcutta High Court

The appointment of Mukul Roy as the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly has been challenged before the Calcutta High Court, given his shift of allegiance to the All India Trinamool Congress Party (AITC) after he won the elections on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket in May 2021 (Ambika Roy v. Hon’ble Speaker, West Bengal Legislative Assembly and ors.).

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