Relief for AAP; MLAs disqualification stopped by Delhi HC; big boost for CM Arvind Kejriwal, but for Alka Lamba, 19 others, there is a catch
Office of profit case: The EC had referred to the fact that the MLAs had been appointed parliamentary secretaries to ministers in the Delhi government in March 2015. The MLAs then approached the Delhi high court challenging their disqualification. The MLAs who were disqualified were: Alka Lamba, Adarsh Shastri, Sanjeev Jha, Rajesh Gupta, Kailash Gehlot, Vijendra Garg, Praveen Kumar, Sharad Kumar, Madan Lal Khufiya, Shiv Charan Goyal, Sarita Singh, Naresh Yadav, Rajesh Rishi, Anil Kumar, Som Dutt, Avtar Singh, Sukhvir Singh Dala, Manoj Kumar and Nitin Tyagi.
Office of profit case: A Delhi high court bench comprising justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar wrapped up hearings in the case on February 28, reserving the judgment after MLAs, the EC and other parties had submitted their stand. Image source: PTI