Business Standard

Can a jailed MLA vote? Supreme Court says it will examine the laws

The SC was responding to pleas by two Maharashtra MLAs, Anil Deshmukh and Nawab Malik, who had sought permission to cast their votes in the MLC elections in the state

Supreme COurt

The Supreme Court will examine the law on rights of jailed members of legislative assembly (MLAs) to vote.

BS Web Team New Delhi
The Supreme Court on Monday said it would examine the law on the rights of jailed members of legislative assembly (MLAs) to vote, even as it denied interim relief to two imprisoned MLAs from Maharashtra to vote in the state legislative council elections. 
On Monday, former home minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh, and cabinet minister Nawab Malik had sought relief from

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jun 21 2022 | 8:45 AM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to