Meaning of Leader of Opposition (for appointments), Section 17A PC Act questioned in SC

Murali Krishnan December 10 2018
leader of opposition

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court contending that wherever the appointing committee of statutory bodies includes the Leader of Opposition, the same may be read to mean the leader of the single largest opposition party.

The petition filed by NGO Youth for Equality was heard by a Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, which issued notice to the Central government. Advocate Gopal Sankaranayanan appeared for the petitioner.

The petitioner . . .

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