New Delhi: Mahua Moitra was officially stripped of her MP status on December 8 for allegedly taking money to raise questions in Parliament. Subsequently, Mahua Moitra had filed a petition in the Supreme Court on the 11th (Monday) against his removal from the post of MP. The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of this case to January 3 while the hearing was held today.
Mahua Moitra, in her petition, termed her removal from the post of MP as ‘illegal’. In this situation, Mahua Moitra requested the Supreme Court on the 13th to immediately hear his petition against his removal from the post of Lok Sabha member. Winter vacation has been announced for the Supreme Court from December 15. In this case, he requested the Supreme Court to consider his petition as a non-disclosure case and to list the dates for hearing this petition on December 13 or tomorrow, December-14.
Adjournment on 3rd Jan: Subsequently, the Supreme Court said that Chief Justice Chandrachud will decide on the listing of Mahua Moitra’s petition. Following this the Chief Justice said that the matter may not be registered. Therefore, Mahua had replied to the Moitra side that they should file an appeal immediately through email and that he would take a decision on it immediately. In this case, the Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of the case against Mahua Moitra’s expulsion from Parliament to January 3.
The court adjourned the hearing of the case as it needed time to examine the documents. On December 8, Mahua Moitra was officially stripped of her MP status. On that day, while speaking to the reporters in the Parliament complex, Moitra said, “There is no evidence for the allegations against me. “The Ethics Committee has given a unilateral report without a thorough investigation,” it said.