The Supreme Court is slated to listen to on Monday the plea filed by INDIA bloc’s mayoral candidate Kuldeep Kumar in opposition to the Punjab and Haryana High Court’s refusal to remain the outcomes of Chandigarh Municipal Corporation (CMC).
As per the causelist revealed on the web site of the apex court docket, a bench headed by CJI D.Y. Chandrachud and comprising Justices J.B. Pardiwala and Manoj Mishra will hear the matter on February 5.
Last week, senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, showing on Kumar’s behalf, had sought instructions from the highest court docket for pressing itemizing of the matter.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor, Kuldeep Kumar has petitioned the Supreme Court after the Punjab and Haryana High Court refused to go an interim order on staying the election outcomes held on January 30 for the publish of mayor.
Hearing a plea filed by Kumar — AAP and Congress Party’s joint candidate — who had accused the Presiding Officer of resorting to fraud and forgery within the counting course of, the Punjab and Haryana High Court didn’t go any interim reduction however issued a discover within the matter and sought response from the Chandigarh administration and CMC inside a interval of three weeks.
In his petition earlier than the excessive court docket, the AAP-Congress joint candidate alleged full departure of the follow and guidelines saying that the presiding officer refused to permit the nominees of events to watch the counting of votes.
Kumar prayed for contemporary elections in a free and honest method beneath the supervision of a retired High Court choose.