Ridiculous to expect Speaker to decide neutrally on disqualification for defection: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

The Senior Advocate and former parliamentarian was speaking as part of a discussion organised by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy on the theme, Decoding Defection.
Senior Advocate AM Singhvi
Senior Advocate AM Singhvi

Senior Counsel Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Wednesday criticized the existing mechanism under the 10th Schedule of the Constitution of India that empowers the Speaker of a legislative house to decide on whether a legislator should be disqualified for defection to another political party.

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