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SC issues notice to EC on PIL seeking disqualification of Nitish's legislative membership

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme on Monday issued a notice to Commission in regard with a (PIL) seeking disqualification of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's legislative membership.

The further directed the EC to file a reply within four weeks.

A lawyer ML Sharma had filed the demanding Kumar's disqualification as an for allegedly hiding his "criminal records" while filing affidavits between 2004 and 2012.

The alleged that there was a criminal case against the JD(U) leader wherein he was accused of killing a local leader Sitaram Singh, and injuring four others ahead of by-to the Barh constituency in 1991.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 15:22 IST