Will Rahul Gandhi’s Parliament membership be restored like Mohammad Faisal? Know what is the whole matter, due to which law the membership was lost and now what do experts say on Rahul Gandhi’s case?
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Supreme Court of Lakshadweep on Wednesday MP Mohammad Faizal Pronounced the verdict on the petition demanding the restoration of Lok Sabha membership. Faisal while hearing the court Lok Sabha membership has been restored. Actually, the Kavaratti court of Lakshadweep had sentenced National Congress Party leader Mohammad Faisal to 10 years in jail. His Lok Sabha membership was canceled only after this decision. However, the Bar and Bench has claimed in its report that the Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated his Member of Parliament even before the hearing.
However, in January, the Kerala High Court stayed his conviction. Despite this, the Lok Sabha Secretariat did not withdraw the order of his disqualification. The MP had filed a petition against this in the Supreme Court.
In such a situation, the question is, will Rahul Gandhi’s parliament membership be restored like Mohammad Faizal? Know what is the whole matter, due to which law the membership was lost and now what do experts say on Rahul Gandhi’s case?
Due to which law the membership was lost?
NCP MP Mohammad Faizal was accused of attempt to murder. While hearing this case, the Kavaratti Court of Lakshadweep sentenced him to 10 years. After the conviction, his Lok Sabha membership was canceled under the Representation of the People Act. The Representation of the People Act says that if the punishment is for 2 years or more, then the membership of the Member of Parliament or the Legislative Assembly is cancelled.
After the verdict of punishment came on 11 January, on 13 January the Lok Sabha Secretariat issued a notification disqualifying him for the membership of Parliament. Mohammad Faizal appealed in the High Court against the decision of the local court. After appealing, his sentence was stayed on 25 January. After the suspension of the sentence, Mohammad Faizal demanded in the Lok Sabha Secretariat to restore his membership of Parliament, but this was not done.
Due to non-action from the Lok Sabha Secretariat, he turned to the Supreme Court. Now, while hearing on Wednesday, the Supreme Court has ordered to restore his membership.
Will Rahul Gandhi’s membership be restored?
In conversation with NewsNCR Advocate Kumar Anjaneya Sanu It says that this can happen on one condition, if Rahul Gandhi files a petition in the court and the two-year sentence he has been sentenced to for making the comment is stayed. In such a situation, the Lok Sabha Secretariat will have to restore their membership.
He says, since the Surat court has convicted Rahul Gandhi under the section of criminal defamation. In such a case, there is a punishment of 2 years. However, Rahul Gandhi has the option that he can go to the High Court against the decision of the Surat Court. If there is relief from here, the membership can be restored, but if the High Court also upholds the sentence, then it is difficult to get the membership back. Although it may take a long time.
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