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Supreme Court dismisses MLA M Prithviraj appealed against Manipur High Court ruling

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Imphal, Oct 28: Manipur’s Parliamentary Secretary M. Prithviraj and MLA of Moirang Assembly constituency is once more in trouble.
According to report reaching here the Supreme Court of India has dismissed the appeal by MLA Prithviraj of Moirang Assembly Constituency against the Manipur High court’s verdict which stated his election of the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly held in February 2012, was illegal and considered “null and void”.
Report reaching here said a bench comprising of Supreme Court Justice TS Thakur announced the dismissal of the appealed by MLA M Prithviraj in an open court today. As per the ruling the Supreme Court while upholding the Manipur High Court ruling has order to ‘cease’ the member title from MLA Prithviraj.     
Mentioned may be made that rival candidate of the last Manipur Legislative Assembly P Sharat had complaint the Election Commission of India to reject his candidacy on the ground that the qualification filed by M. Prithviraj was false and misleading to the public. Following that ECI had forwarded the state election machinery to look into the matter. The matter was later taken to the Manipur High Court By P Sharat and following that a division bench of the Manipur High Court had announced the election of M Prithviraj as ‘null and void’.  MLA Prithviraj then appealed to quash the Manipur High Court ruling at Supreme Court, which is the highest court of the country. 

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