Quantcast
telegraphindia.com 14 Sep, 2021 02:15 am

Bhowanipore bypoll hearing in Calcutta High Court set for next week

Bhowanipore bypoll hearing in Calcutta High Court set for next week
Sabyasachi Chatterjee claimed that the EC had announced the bypoll date on the basis of a letter sent by the Bengal chief secretary

/ / Bhowanipore bypoll hearing in Calcutta HC set for next week Bhowanipore bypoll hearing in Calcutta HC set for next week Sabyasachi Chatterjee claimed that the EC had announced the bypoll date on the basis of a letter sent by the Bengal chief secretary Calcutta High Court.21, 02:42 AM Calcutta High Court rejected a plea to hear on Monday itself a petition seeking judicial intervention in alleged irregularities on the part of the Election Commission of India in declaring bypoll only to the Bhowanipore Assembly constituency when by-elections were pending for two other seats in Bengal.Before fixing the hearing on September 20, Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal, who headed a division bench, told the petitioner: “Notification declaring Bhowanipore bypoll date was published a few days back.The Bhowanipore bypoll is scheduled for September 30.

Chatterjee claimed that the Election Commission had announced the Bhowanipore bypoll date on the basis of a letter sent by the Bengal chief secretary.” He also argued that to avoid a constitutional crisis, immediate bypoll to the Bhowanipore constituency was necessary.

Read full story at telegraphindia.com