Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Friday filed a caveat in the Supreme Court wishing to be heard if his get together strikes the apex court docket with any new petition.
The transfer got here hours after the Rajasthan High Court ordered “status quo” to be maintained in the disqualification case in opposition to the insurgent MLAs, pushing aside the choice until Monday when the Supreme Court hears the case. The transfer got here as aid for the 18 dissident Congress MLAs led by now-sacked deputy chief minister Pilot.
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to restrain the Rajasthan High Court from passing an order on the plea of insurgent MLAs difficult the disqualification discover in opposition to them and mentioned it will be topic to the end result of petition earlier than the apex court docket. Observing that the “voice of dissent” in a democracy can’t be shut down, the Supreme Court refused to simply accept the request of Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi to both keep the matter pending earlier than the excessive court docket or switch it to the apex court docket.