50-year-old Kathiravan is AIADMK’s Nagapattinam town secretary and contesting for the first time after being rewarded with a ticket for his active party work.
The court made the observations while hearing a bail plea moved by one of the accused, who has been in prison for the past 15 years.
The vacation bench of the Supreme Court passed the order on a plea by some of the disqualified MLAs who were seeking transfer of their petition challenging their disqualification.
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The much-awaited verdict on the 18 MLA's disqualification case came was a split between the two judges, thus leaving the MLAs' fate hanging.
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Meanwhile, 16 of 18 disqualified MLAs had turned up at the residence of RK Nagar MLA TTV Dhinakaran.
The 18 MLAs were disqualified on a plea by the ruling party's whip after they met the governor and expressed their lack of confidence in the chief minister.
The notice to the Speaker is in connection with a case filed by the DMK seeking to disqualify 12 former rebel AIADMK MLAs for voting against the government in February.
Working President M K Stalin today claimed that only 109 AIADMK MLAs reportedly took part in a meet chaired by Chief Minister K Palaniswai and renewed his party's demand for a floor test.
The action-filled political scene in the state has taken up prominence due to which Alanganallur Jallikattu conducted after the huge protests witnessed limited interest.