No Constitutional or statutory mandate to hold single by-elections: Dr. S Jaishankar defends his election to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat

In an affidavit filed before the top court Dr Jaishankar submitted that there was no violation of any law in his election to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.
 s jaishankar, Supreme Court
s jaishankar, Supreme Court

There is no provision under the Constitution or the Representation of People Act prescribing that elections to Rajya Sabha seats which fell vacant on separate dates should be held through a single by-election, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar told the Supreme Court.

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