The Supreme Court had said that the Rajasthan High Court can pass judgment. But, High Court today said it will wait for the next Supreme Court hearing.
Jaipur| The Pilot camp has got relief once again from Rajasthan High Court. On the disqualification notice, the Rajasthan High Court said that the Speaker cannot take any action against the rebel MLAs. The earlier decision will remain in force.
In fact, on 21st July on the disqualification notice, the High Court reserved its decision till 24 July. Speaker CP Joshi was asked not to take any action against these MLAs till then. Speaker Joshi had filed a petition in the Supreme Court against this decision of the High Court. On Thursday, the Supreme Court refused to grant relief to the speaker. The Supreme Court had said that the High Court can pass judgment. But, this decision will depend on what the Supreme Court takes on the Speaker’s petition in future.
Next hearing in the supreme court on Monday
The speaker argued that the High Court cannot prevent him from taking disqualification proceedings. The Supreme Court said that voices of disagreement cannot be suppressed in a democracy. “Dissident MLAs are also elected representatives of the public. Can they not express disagreement? This is how democracy will end. A detailed hearing on the issue is needed,” Justice Arun Mishra said. The Supreme Court has fixed the next hearing on 27 July.