[BREAKING] Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, ECI in plea to debar candidates disqualified under Xth schedule from contesting by-elections

Importantly, it was submitted that a member of the House who voluntarily gives up the membership of a political party also comes under the preview of the 10th Schedule and is hence amenable to disqualification.
[BREAKING] Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, ECI in plea to debar candidates disqualified under Xth schedule from contesting by-elections
Election Commission

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the response of the Central government and the Election Commission of India (ECI) in a plea seeking directions to debar candidates disqualified as members of the House under the Xth Schedule of the Constitution from re-contesting by-elections during the term of the House to which they were elected.

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