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Ahmed Patel to face trial on plea by BJP candidate over Rajya Sabha polls

Patel had challenged the High Court order which had dismissed his plea questioning the maintainability of Rajput's election petition

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress leader Ahmed Patel arrives at the Parliament House in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
File photo of Congress leader Ahmed Patel (Photo: PTI)

The Thursday asked veteran to face trial in the High Court in connection with his election to the in 2017 which has been challenged by rival BJP candidate

The apex court declined to interfere with the October 26, 2018 order of the High Court which had said that Rajput's allegations require a trial.

"Let the trial go on," said a bench comprising and Justice

Patel had challenged the High Court order which had dismissed his plea questioning the maintainability of Rajput's election petition.

First Published: Thu, January 03 2019. 17:21 IST
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