SC hears plea on EC selection on 15 March; Adhir wants candidates’ names

The NGO challenges the validity of a provision of the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners Act, 2023.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 13, 2024 | 4:33 PMUpdatedMar 13, 2024 | 4:33 PM

Justice Ujjal Bhuyan Justice Bhatti

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, 13 March agreed to hear on 15 March an ADR plea challenging the exclusion of the Chief Justice of India from a panel meant to select the CEC and Election Commissioners. Meanwhile, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has written to the Law Ministry seeking details of short-listed candidates along with their “dossiers”.

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