Panchayat Polls: Calcutta High Court defers hearing PIL on 274 uncontested seats after noting “identical” plea is before single-Judge

“We find the averments in both petitions are identical ... The font is also identical," the Court orally observed during Monday's hearing.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Monday adjourned till next week a public interest litigation (PIL) concerning 274 seats in the West Bengal Panchayat polls that were going uncontested, after it was told that an “identical” petition has been filed by a political candidate before a single-judge.

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