Kapil Mishra Moves Court Against Disqualification From Delhi Assembly

Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel had on Friday disqualified Kapil Mishra, an MLA from Karawal Nagar, saying his campaigning for the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Kapil Mishra Moves Court Against Disqualification From Delhi Assembly

Kapil Mishra was disqualified from the Delhi Legislative Assembly on Friday


New Delhi: 

Rebel AAP leader Kapil Mishra moved the Delhi High Court on Tuesday against his disqualification from the Legislative Assembly under the anti-defection law.

Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel had on Friday disqualified Kapil Mishra, an MLA from Karawal Nagar, saying his campaigning for the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha polls indicated that he has "given up the membership of his original political party".

According to an order issued by the speaker, Mr Mishra's disqualification takes effect from January 27 this year when he shared the dais with Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and the then Union minister Vijay Goel against the Aam Aadmi Party.

The order was issued on a petition of AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj seeking Mr Mishra's disqualification from the Delhi Assembly.

It said that the AAP convener and leader of legislature party Arvind Kejriwal had in a letter on July 2 stated that the party has no objection to the Karawal Nagar MLA being disqualified.

Three more rebel AAP MLAs -- Anil Bajpayee, Devender Sehrawat and Sandeep Kumar -- are facing the threat of disqualification on Mr Bharadwaj's petition.



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