Calcutta High Court : No stay on Bhawanipur byelection

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Kolkata, Sep 28 : Calcutta High Court today refused to stay the byelection to Bhawanipur

Assembly seay from where Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee is contesting to secure

her post as Chief Minister.

A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj issued the ruling in a crowed courtroom after two-day tense hearings.

The byelection came before the high court scanner after a public interest litigation was filed questioning the Election Commission’s contention of a “constitutional exigency” for holding bypoll in Bhabanipur Assembly seat in Kolkata.


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