Maharashtra Crisis: Plea in Supreme Court to restrain disqualified/ resignee MLAs from contesting elections for 5 years

The plea said that a recent trend has developed across the country by political parties to render the provisions of Xth Schedule redundant by making ruling party MLAs resign leading to the fall of the government.
Maharashtra Crisis: Plea in Supreme Court to restrain disqualified/ resignee MLAs from contesting elections for 5 years
Eknath Shinde, Uddhav Thackeray and Supreme CourtFacebook

An application has been moved before the Supreme Court in the backdrop of the recent political turmoil in Maharashtra, seeking urgent directions in a pending case so that legislators who are disqualified from the legislative assembly or have resigned, are restrained from contesting elections upto five years [Jaya Thakur vs Union of India].

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