No fundamental right to be MLA: Supreme Court on plea by disqualified Himachal Pradesh Congress MLAs

The Court asked at the outset why the petitioners had not moved the High Court first and what fundamental rights' violation was involved in the matter.
Supreme Court with Congress and BJP symbols
Supreme Court with Congress and BJP symbols

The Supreme Court on Tuesday remarked that the right to be elected as a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) is not a fundamental right and one cannot move the Supreme Court directly alleging violation of such a right [Chaitanya Sharma and ors vs Speaker Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly and ors].

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