MLAs' disqualification: Verdict likely on Thursday

CHENNAI: Almost five months after booking its verdict at the pleas challenging disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, the Madras top is likely to pronounce its determination on Thursday.

The first bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sundar is likely to pronounce the judgement round 1pm.


It all began on September 18 when Tamil Nadu meeting Speaker P Dhanapal handed orders disqualifying 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs underneath the anti-defection legislation on a grievance filed through the ruling celebration's whip after they had met the governor and expressed their lack of confidence in chief minister Edappadi Okay Palaniswami.


Alleging mala fide at the a part of the speaker, the 18 MLAs approached the top court. Admitting their plea on September 20, a unmarried judge of the court stayed conduct of flooring test and restrained the Election Commission of India from declaring the constituencies as vacant and conducting bypolls.


Since the pleas involved constitutional problems, they have been transferred to the primary bench headed through the Chief Justice Indira Banerjee. After marathon hearings that lasted several weeks, the primary bench reserved its verdict on January 24.


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