Constitution Bench begins hearing on criminalisation of politics - Live Updates from SC [Day1]

Can a legislator be disqualified if and when a charge sheet is filed against him or should it be done only upon conviction? The Supreme Court had referred this question to a Constitution Bench.

The case is now being heard by a Constitution Bench presided by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, along with Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra.

Here are the Live Updates: