Maharashtra Politics case: Supreme Court says issue of reference to larger bench to reexamine Nabam Rebia will be decided along with merits

"Issue of reference cannot be decided in isolation without facts of the case. Issue of reference will be decided only with merits of the case," the Court said.
Uddhav thackeray, Eknath shinde and Supreme court
Uddhav thackeray, Eknath shinde and Supreme court

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Friday held that the request for reference of the case concerning the 2022 Maharashtra political crisis to a larger bench so as to re-examine the apex court's 2016 judgment in Nabam Rebia v. Deputy Speaker, will be heard along with the merits of the case and not separately [Subhash Desai vs Principal Secretary, Governor of Maharashtra & Ors]

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