New Delhi: The speaker informed court that it will deal with the resignation and disqualification of MLAs on Wednesday. The Speaker’s decision came after the court expressed discontent over the speaker’s decision to delay in taking decision over MLAs resignation and disqualification.
The advocate Manu Abhishek Sikhvi asked the court not to issue direction to the speaker over resignation and disqualification of MLAs in a time bound manner. The advocate appeared for speaker contended that all the resignation letters were received on July 11 and the disqualification procedures were started before July 11. He asked court to issue direction in order to allow speaker over deciding the disqualification and resignation of MLAs and asked court to examine his decision over the matter. The advocate also argued that the court has no right to interfere over the prerogative of the speaker. At one time the apex court asked whether the speaker is challenging the court. His advocate argued MLAs resignation is intended to escape from disqualification. The court order will come out over the plea after 2 pm.