Information Commission summons to UP Speaker a 'contempt': Assembly

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Lucknow, Feb 15 (UNI) Taking strong excpetion to the state Information Commission's summons to Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker in certain cases, the assembly today adopted a resolution terming the act of the commission as 'contempt' of the House.

The resolution was moved by Congress legislature Party leader Pramod Tiwari in the House in the presence of Chief Minister Mayawati and was passed by a voice vote.

The resolution said the State Information Commission would be acting beyond its powers and jurisdiction if it summoned assembly Speaker, principal secretary (Assembly) and other senior officials of of assembly secretariat.

The House was unanimous on the issue that the the IC should be reminded of its power and it could not ake Speaker a party in any case.


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