Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

Plea in Kerala High Court to allow voters to file anti-defection petitions against local body members

Justice Mohammed Nias CP has issued notice to the State Government and the State Election Commission in the matter.

A plea has been filed before the Kerala High Court challenging Section 4 of the Kerala Local Authorities (Prohibition of Defection) Act, 1999 in so far as it excludes voters from filing petitions to disqualify elected members of local bodies on grounds of defection [Baburaj Thottukara v State of Kerala & ors].

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