Amar Singh: Constitution Bench to decide if MLA/MP will be disqualified for defection if expelled from party

Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh has petitioned the Supreme Court once again to decide an important Constitutional question.

The question is whether para 2 of the 10th Schedule to the Constitution, would apply to an elected member of a House, who has been expelled by his/her political party.

A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and AM Khanwilkar yesterday referred the case to a Constitution Bench while also issuing notice to the Central government on the interim . . .

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