Monsoon no reason to postpone elections: Supreme Court upholds Bombay High Court judgment to hold Goa Panchayat polls in 45 days

A vacation Bench of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Krishna Murari rejected the argument by the State that polls were postponed due to ongoing monsoon season.
Monsoon clouds
Monsoon clouds

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea filed by the Goa government against a strongly-worded judgment of the Bombay High Court that had quashed the decision of State of Goa to postpone elections to 186 panchayats in the State [State of Goa and anr vs Sandeep Vazarkar & Ors].

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