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Bhawanipur Assembly Elections: Decisive hearing in High Court today.

Election Fee must file affidavit as we speak
NewsDesk Correspondent
Kolkata There will probably be a decisive listening to on Friday on the PIL filed within the Excessive Courtroom concerning the Bhawanipur meeting elections. The listening to held on Thursday within the Division Bench of Appearing Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Rajarshi Bhardwaj remained incomplete. It’s value mentioning right here that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is the candidate of Trinamool Congress within the by-election being held on this meeting centre.
Some constitutional points have been raised on this PIL filed by Advocate Sion Banerjee. The Division Bench has ordered the Advocate of the Election Fee to file an affidavit on these points and file a reply on Friday. Arguing in favor of this PIL, Advocate Vikas Ranjan Bhattacharya questioned that how can the Chief Secretary of the State Authorities give a letter to the Election Fee and enchantment for the by-elections. How can the Election Fee say that if elections are usually not held, then there generally is a constitutional disaster. Justice Bindal wished to know who can enchantment for holding elections. Speaker or bureaucrat, what the legislation says. Advocate Bhattacharya referred to para 6 and seven of the discharge issued by the Election Fee. This paragraph states that the Chief Secretary had written in his letter that if the by-election to Bhawanipur Meeting Heart will not be held, from the place the Chief Minister goes to contest, then a constitutional disaster and administrative vacancy could come up. Para 7 states that in view of the request of the Chief Secretary and the State Election Officer, the choice has been taken to carry elections at Bhawanipur Vidhan Sabha Heart. Advocate Bhattacharya’s query is how the Chief Secretary can enchantment for holding elections. The Division Bench of the Appearing Chief Justice has ordered the Advocate of the Election Fee to file an affidavit on the subject material of those two paras.


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