HC to hear plea seeking ban on voting rights of Swaraj, Naqvi

PTI | ByPress Trust of India, Lucknow
May 20, 2004 02:47 PM IST

Allahabad HC will hear next week a PIL seeking ban on voting rights of the BJP leaders for making harsh remarks against Sonia Gandhi.

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court will hear next week a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking ban on the voting rights of senior BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi for making alleged unparliamentary and unconstitutional remarks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

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The division bench comprising Justice UK Davan and Justice Rakesh Sharma passed this order on Thursday on a petition filed by local scribe Jagdish Narain Shukla through his counsel Hemant Kumar Misra.

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The PIL seeking to debar the two BJP leaders from parliament and politics was filed on Wednesday.

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