By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : June 24, 2017, 06:02
Duration : 01:35
AAP MLAs : Election Commission rejects plea to drop 'office of profit' case
AAP MLAs office of profit case: In a big jolt Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party and its 21 MLAs, Election Commission of India on Saturday rejected their plea to drop office of profit case against them. The hearing in the case was concluded on 27th March earlier this year, and the EC had reserved its order in the matter.The controversy erupted after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appointed 21 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs as parliamentary secretaries in March 2015, amending the provisions of Delhi Members of Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualification) Act, 1997, in June 2015 to exempt the post of parliamentary secretary from the definition of office of profit with retrospective effect.