HC adjourns 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs’ petitions to October 9
The Madras High Court on Wednesday adjourned till Monday further hearing on individual writ petitions filed by 18 AIADMK disqualified MLAs and clarified that the interim order against conducting elections to their constituencies and also a restraint on conducting trust vote in the Assembly shall continue until further orders.
Justice K. Ravichandrabaabu deferred further hearing after listening to marathon arguments from senior counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi appearing for a section of the disqualified MLAs. The case was adjourned after Mr. Singhvi sought some more time to complete his arguments.
After he completes his submissions, senior counsel Aryama Sundaram, appearing for Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal; and Mukul Rohatgi, representing the AIADMK whip who had lodged a complaint against the 18 MLAs, would reply to Mr. Singhvi’s contentions.