Ex-Minister Approaches HC on Mayoral Voting Rights

Published: 08th September 2015 05:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th September 2015 05:57 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU:  Former minister Goolihatti Shekar on Monday approached the High Court seeking directions to the authorities not to permit some of the MPs, MLAs and MLCs from voting in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) mayoral election to be held on Friday.

This case will come up for hearing on Tuesday.

Shekar, sought the directions of the court against MPs M Veerappa Moliy and D K Suresh, nominated MLA Vinitha Nero, MLC Raghu Achar and nominated MLCs Jayamala Ramachandra, V S Ugrappa, Tara Anuradha, from voting in the Mayoral election as they are outsiders.

Meanwhile, a petition filed by five women BJP corporators challenging Section 7 of the KMC Act permitting MPs/MLAs and MLCs to cast their vote in the Mayoral election will also be heard by the court on Tuesday. 

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