Supreme Court docket refuses to remain Assam delimitation train

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court docket has refused to place a keep on the continued delimitation train within the Northeast state of Assam.

The delimitation train in Assam performed by the election fee (EC) will proceed, the Supreme Court docket said on Monday (July 24).

A bench of chief justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra stated it might not be applicable to interdict the method at this stage.

“At this stage when delimitation has recommended having due regard to issuance of the draft proposal on June 2023, it might not be correct to interdict the method at this stage,” the Supeme Court docket said in its order.

It added: “Therefore whereas reserving the constitutional problem, we aren’t issuing any orders restraining the election fee to take any additional steps.”

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Nevertheless, the Supreme Court docket said that it’ll hold a detailed watch on the delimitation train in Assam.

The highest courtroom has agreed to look at the validity of part 8A of the illustration of individuals act and issued discover to the central and Assam governments on the petitions difficult the identical.

The Supreme Court docket was listening to petitions by Assamese mental Hiren Gohain and Rajya Sabha MP Ajit Bhuyan.

The petitions challenged the delimitation train in Assam, performed by the election fee.

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