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3 MLAs to nominate LG's Kiran Bedi, SC's green flag in Puducherry

Staff reporter, New Delhi
06/12/2018   0 Comments

The Supreme Court has approved the appointment of Puducherry Governor Kiran Bedi to the Puducherry Legislative Assembly on Thursday for nomination of three members. The highest court gave the approval and said that the Governor has the power to nominate. The Congress had challenged the Governor's decision in the Madras High Court saying that he should have consulted the ruling party before nominating him. Kiran Bedi has got approval from the Supreme Court to nominate a member of the Puducherry Legislative Assembly.

The Congress had challenged the verdict of Governor Kiran Bedi's nomination to nominate V Swaminathan, K.G. Shankar and S. Selvagnapati. The Congress had called Il Il. At the same time, Kiran Bedi had said that nomination under the Union Territories Act is absolutely valid. The Madras High Court had upheld LG's decision after which the Congress went to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court of India has upheld Kiran Bedi's decision. The Supreme Court said that the Governor has the power to nominate.

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