The Supreme Court sent the petition pertaining to disqualification of MLAs back to Gauhati High Court, directing it to expeditiously dispose of the matter within two weeks.
Any action taken in the meantime is subject to the findings of the High Court, which will take up the matter on daily basis from Monday.
During the course of arguments, Kapil Sibal argued that the Governor cannot seek documents from the Speaker.
“The structure of the Constitution is permanent while politics is temporary. We should not tamper with this structure. Governments may come and go but we should not disturb the spirit of Constitution,” Sibal said while concluding his arguments in rejoinder.