Supreme Court issues notice in challenge to appointment of Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang

Murali Krishnan July 12 2019
Supreme Court issues Appointment of Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang challenged

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the State of Sikkim and the Central government in a public interest litigation petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as Chief Minister of Sikkim.

A Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose heard the petition.

The petitioner has contended that Prem Singh Tamang has been convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act, making him ineligible to be appointed to the . . .

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