Hyderabad HC sets aside Congress MLAs expulsion from TS Assembly

The High Court judge Dr Siva Sanker Rao further said judicial review was permissible and commented that the Assembly order was being set aside as it was violative of principles of natural justice.

By   |  Published: 17th Apr 2018  3:30 pmUpdated: 17th Apr 2018  4:03 pm
File Photo: Komatireddy Venkat Reddy (L) and Sampath Kumar (R)

Hyderabad: The High Court has on Tuesday directed that the two expelled legislators of Indian National Congress (INC) could continue to be members of the Telangana Legislative Assembly till the end of their term, while admitting their petition challenging the Telangana Assembly’s decision to expel them from the House.

The two expelled legislators who filed the peition are Komatireddy Venkat Reddy and Sampath Kumar. The High Court judge Dr Siva Sanker Rao further said judicial review was permissible and commented that the Assembly order was being set aside as it was violative of principles of natural justice.

The two legislators were expelled by the Assembly for their alleged ‘unruly’ behaviour in the Telangana Legislative Assembly during the speech of Governor ESL Narasimhan.