Rajasthan crisis Highlights: HC requests Speaker to defer action on disqualification notices till Friday

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Updated: July 21, 2020 6:07:47 pm

The Congress government in Rajasthan plunged into crisis last week after Sachin Pilot's open revolt against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

rajasthan live news Sachin Pilot was sacked as deputy CM of Rajasthan and Congress’ state unit chief last week after he revolted against Ashok Gehlot.

The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday requested the Legislative Assembly speaker to defer action on disqualification notices to dissident Congress MLAs till July 24, the speaker’s counsel said. The court will pass appropriate orders on the writ petition filed by Sachin Pilot and 18 dissident legislators on July 24. The high court had on Friday given a four-day reprieve to Sachin Pilot and other Congress dissidents from any action by Rajasthan Speaker on the disqualification notices served on them by extending the hearing into their petition. Pilot was sacked as deputy chief minister and the president of the state unit of the party after he rebelled against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Meanwhile, a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party ended at Jaipur resport with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot asking the state Cabinet to meet at his residence in the evening.

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