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Special Judge Santosh Snehi Mann asked the Enforcement Directorate to file status report in the case by January 22 and a supplementary chargesheet as soon as possible.
The Patiala House Court will continue hearing the disproportionate assets case involving former Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh.
Case involving Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh: Delhi Court reserves order on LIC agent's bail plea
A probe had allegedly found that during his tenure as the Union Steel Minister from 2009 to 2011, Virbhadra Singh had accumulated assets worth Rs 6.03 crore in his and his family's name.
The ED said that the investigation in the case was at a crucial stage and if granted the relief, Chauhan, who was arrested on July 9 last year, could tamper with evidence and flee from justice.
Faced with a strong anti-incumbency wave, the Congress managed to bag only 21 seats in the 68-member assembly.
The electorate in Himachal Pradesh gave a split verdict over the candidates from erstwhile Royal families with four of them winning the polls and three facing defeat.
The Himachal Pradesh electoral ground is no cricket pitch but the tale of victory and defeat is one that Congress' Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and BJP's Prem Kumar Dhumal will surely identify with.
‘Raja sahib’ Virbhadra Singh won for the eighth time in a state Assembly election from Arki, defeating Rattan Singh Pal of the BJP by a margin of 6,051 votes.
During his two stints as chief minister, the hill state saw significant infrastructure developments, particularly of roads. He also oversaw the development of new railway lines as well.
While most exit poll surveys indicated BJP's return to power in the November 9 assembly polls, political observers said it was a neck-and-neck contest between the Congres and the party.
The hill state witnessed a record 75.28 per cent turnout and adequate security arrangements have been made for counting which would start simultaneously in all 68 constituencies at 42 counting centres
The court will also hear the application of Virbhadra Singh seeking permanent exemption from personal appearance before the court.
The court granted relief to Chauhan for attending the wedding of his niece after he moved the plea on behalf of Chauhan that sought the relief for her client for 15 days.
Congress chief ministerial candidate Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said that he is certain of the party winning with full majority in the ongoing Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged the people of Himachal Pradesh to come out and vote in "record numbers" for the assembly election underway in the state.