New Delhi (ILNS): The Supreme Court today put off till after the Dusshera holidays the hearing of an appeal filed against the verdict of the Jharkhand High Court, which had dismissed a plea filed by BJP leader Pradeep Sonthalia challenging the election of Congress member Dhiraj Sahu as Rajya Sabha MP from the state.
While Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared on behalf of the petitioner, Senior Advocate Dr Abhisek Manu Singhvi represented the respondent in the case.
The short hearing was marred by technical glitches, and with the two senior advocates arguing Chief Justice SA Bobde realized it was not the best situation to carry on arguments.
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He dismissed Rohatgi’s request for a short date and said that the
“matter will not disappear. We will hear it in the week after the first miscellaneous week post vacations.”