Criminalisation of Politics: Parties should ensure that crooks are not qualified, Nariman J [Day 2]

Bar & Bench August 21 2018

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.

Read a summary of the arguments on Day 1

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