Ex CM’s wife did not disclose 6 assets, went to the Legislature, reached SC, BJP leader got big relief
Dasangulu Paul is the widow of former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kaliko Paul. After her husband’s death, she contested from his seat, Halliang, on a BJP ticket. Won too. But the candidate standing in front of him complained to the Election Commission.
The wife of the former CM of Arunachal Pradesh has got a big relief from the Supreme Court. His MLA was canceled by the High Court. After that, the exercise of re-election on his seat had also started. She got relief when she approached the Supreme Court against the decision of the High Court.
The Supreme Court has banned the holding of by-elections on his seat. He will also continue to get all the facilities of the MLA. She will go to the assembly and will be able to participate in all the activities as an MLA. However, if there is any voting in the assembly, the BJP MLAs will not be able to exercise their vote.
Dasangulu Paul is the widow of former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kaliko Paul.
Dasangulu Paul is the widow of former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kaliko Paul. After her husband’s death, she contested on a BJP ticket from his seat, Halliang. Won too. But the candidate standing in front of her complained to the Election Commission that she had not disclosed six properties of her husband in her affidavit. Just what then. The matter reached the High Court.
His election was set aside by the High Court on 25 April.
The High Court said in its judgment that Dasangulu had not filed his nomination under Section 33 of the Representation of the People’s Act. Hence his election is cancelled. His election was set aside by the Gauhati High Court on 25 April. Dasangulu then approached the Supreme Court seeking relief.
A bench of Justice AS Bopanna and Justice Sanjay Karol decided on his petition that the decision of the High Court should be considered adjourned till 6 September. He will continue to get all the facilities till the next hearing of his case. The Supreme Court says that till the next hearing, the by-election should not be held on his seat under any circumstances.