In India, supreme court dismisses request for nomination guidelines for state legislative council
By 2 July 2021
Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari (photo credit: India TV)
The Supreme Court on [2 July] dismissed a plea seeking a direction to the Governor of Maharashtra to frame criteria for the purpose of nomination to the Legislative Council of the State, in terms of Article 171 of the Constitution. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana told the counsel, Advocate Prachi Deshpande, that the Supreme Court could not prescribe guidelines to the Governor, and that they could not amend the provision in the Constitution itself.
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