In its affidavit in the top court, the Election Commission added that it had already sent its recommendations to the central government and most of the proposals made in the petition had been endorsed by the law commission in its two recent reports too.
"However, most of the proposals/recommendations made by the answering respondent are either pending consideration by the Union of India or have not been approved for the time being," the poll body's affidavit said.
On March 3, the top court had given the government and Election Commission the "last opportunity" to spell out their stand on the petition. The court is likely to continue hearings in this case on Tuesday.
The proportion of legislators with serious declared criminal cases, 27 per cent, was the highest in Uttar Pradesh.
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