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HC delivers split verdict on disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

In a relief to the Palaniswami government, the today delivered a split verdict on the petitions challenging disqualification of 18 AIADMK legislators loyal to sidelined leader TTV Dhinakaran.

In the keenly-awaited judgement, upheld the September 18 order of Assembly P Dhanapal disqualifying the MLAs, while Justice M Sundar disagreed with her and struck it down.

The senior-most after her will hear the matter afresh, Justice Banerjee said.

The split verdict has come as a big relief to the headed by K Palaniswami as any possible threat to its stability has been averted for now.

The bench was passing orders on petitions filed by the 18 MLAs challenging their disqualification by the under the

The MLAs were disqualified after they had called on the on August 22 last year expressing their lack of confidence in the leadership of Palaniswami and seeking a change of

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 14:25 IST
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