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Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified as Rajya Sabha members

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service
Dec 04, 2017 11:36 PM IST

Vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the Rajya Sabha chairman, on Monday disqualified rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar as members of the upper house of Parliament.

Vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the Rajya Sabha chairman, on Monday disqualified rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar as members of the upper house of Parliament, party leader RCP Singh said.

Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha.(ANI Photo)
Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha.(ANI Photo)

In a Facebook post, Singh said: “Today (Monday) the Chairman Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu decided and declared the decision against the petition filed by me against Ali Anwar Ansari and Sharad Yadavji under the 10th schedule of the Constitution of India that the Respondent, Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar Ansari have incurred disqualification for being a Member of the House in terms of paragraph 2 (1)(a) of the 10th Schedule to the Constitution of India. Both of them have thus ceased to be a Member of the Rajya Sabha with immediate effect. I decide and declare accordingly.”

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“This was the order and decision and I am enclosing a copy of the order for your reference. Congratulations to all party workers for being united with our leader and National President Nitish (Kumar) jI. Thank you!” he said attaching the copy of the Rajya Sabha secretariat order.

The action comes in the wake of the petition filed by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar faction seeking the Rajya Sabha Chairman disqualify Sharad Yadav and Ansari.

Senior leader Sharad Yadav, Ansari and a section of the JD-U fell out with Nitish Kumar after the latter broke away from the “Mahagathbandhan” (Grand Alliance) with the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress to re-align with the Bharatiya Janata Party earlier this year.

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