By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : July 27, 2020, 01:30
Duration : 01:45
Rajasthan crisis: Speaker CP Joshi withdraws SC plea against team Pilot
A new turn in the Rajasthan Political drama as the Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi withdraws his plea in the Supreme Court, against the High Court order asking him to defer his decision on disqualification notices issued to former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 other MLAs.This came minutes before the top court was supposed to take up his plea. The Congress today dropped its case in the Supreme Court involving the Speaker's powers to disqualify rebel Sachin Pilot and other rebels MLAs shortly after Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's request for an assembly session was rejected for the second time by the Governor. The Supreme Court has allowed the Speaker to withdraw his plea. Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing on behalf of the Speaker, informed the bench that the High Court had passed a fresh 32-page order on July 24. so they have to weigh the legal options on what to do next.