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HC seeks state's reply on MLA's disqualification

DNAHM128436 | 6/13/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :355



The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday sought a reply from officials of the State Tribal Development Department, Election Commission (EC), BJP leader Vikramsinh Dindor, and officials of the revenue department in Panchmahals, after a petition filed by former independent MLA from Morva Hadaf, Bhupendrasinh Khant, came up for hearing.
Khant has challenged his disqualification from the state assembly over 'fake' caste certificate on the basis of an order of the governor dated May 2. The division bench of Justice RM Chhaya and Justice BN Karia issued notice to the authorities directing them to file their reply in the matter by July 15.
The former MLA has contended that he was disqualified by the governor on the basis of an order
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