SC pulls states for not providing information about pending criminal cases of lawmakers
The Supreme Court of India has expressed its dissatisfaction to those states which have failed to comply with its directives that all states should provide information about the pending criminal cases of their lawmakers and should constitute special courts to consider these cases at the earliest.
The top court has directed the erring states to do what the court directed through its previous verdict in related to this issue, within a timeframe of four weeks. It has also warned that if they fail to comply with the latest verdict, the court will make the Chief Secretaries of the erring states liable for the failure.
As per what the central government has informed the court, only eleven states have implemented the directives suggested by the top court so far.
It is learned that around twelve courts have already been constituted in the states that has shown extra-ordinary dutifulness to implement the verdict.
It is the prime need of the hour to weed out criminals from the sacred field of politics. What the court initiated is the first step towards that goal.
Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Goa, Mizoram, Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep are those states or union territories which has not yet paid heed to the directives of the SC.
Vignesh. S. G
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