[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.
Election Commission
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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