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12 BJP MLAs Move To SC To Challenge Their One-Year Suspension From The Maharashtra Assembly

For their alleged misconduct with the presiding officer, 12 BJP MLAs face a one-year suspension.

12 BJP MLAs Move To SC To Challenge Their One-Year Suspension From The Maharashtra Assembly
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On Thursday, 12 MLAs from Maharashtra’s BJP moved to the Supreme Court to challenge their one-year suspension from the state Legislative Assembly, reported the PTI. They faced suspension for their alleged misconduct with the presiding officer.

The said events occurred on July 5, when the state government accused them of misbehaving with Bhaskar Jadhav, the presiding officer, in the Speaker’s chambers. Additionally, some reports mention that they created a commotion in the house over the seeking of the OBC’s verifiable data from the Centre to restore their political reservation. Owing to their claimed actions, these 12 MLAs were suspended from the Legislative Assembly for one year.

On behalf of these MLAs, Advocate Abhikalp Pratap Singh has filed a petition in the Supreme Court. They are said to have contested the said resolution passed by the Assembly, suspending these 12 MLAs for a year.

Amongst those suspended include Abhimanyu Pawar, Ashish Shelar, Atul Bhatkhalkar, Bunty Bhangdia, Girish Mahajan, Harish Pimpale, Jay Kumar Rawat, Narayan Kuche, Parag Alavani, Ram Satpute, Sanjay Kute and Yogesh Sagar.

According to reports, the motion to suspend these said MLAs was moved by Anil Parab the state Parliamentary Affairs Minister. It was then passed through a voice vote. These MLAs have denied the said allegations, claiming their suspension to be a conspiracy hatched to reduce BJP’s strength in the house.  

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