Patna High Court terminates Lok Sabha membership of BJP MP Chhedi Paswan

Patna High Court terminates Lok Sabha membership of BJP MP Chhedi Paswan






Patna High Court terminates Lok Sabha membership of BJP MP Chhedi  Paswan


Patna : Patna High Court today terminated the Lok Sabha membership of BJP MP from Sasaram Chhedi Paswan in Bihar for suppression of facts in his affidavit during filing of nomination in 2014 parliamentary elections. Justice K K Mandal ordered the termination of Lok Sabha membership of Mr Paswan after hearing a petition filed by one Ganga Mishra who had brought to the notice of the court that the MP had suppressed the facts relating to criminal cases pending against him, in his affidavit during filing of his nomination paper for the Lok Sabha elections held in 2014. The court passed the order after hearing arguments of the counsel of Mr Paswan and the petitioner who filed the case regarding suppression of facts by MP in his affidavit. Mr Paswan, had contested Lok Sabha elections on BJP ticket from Sasaram and defeated the then Speaker of Lok Sabha Meira Kumar who was Congress candidate.

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