Relief for Roja: Supreme Court Says Roja’s Case is Maintainable

Supreme Court of India

Hyderabad: The honourable Supreme Court of India, yesterday, i.e. on 16th day of March, directed the High Court of Hyderabad that to take up hearing of the case preferred by the YSRC MLA- R. K. Roja, as the case filed by her is maintainable.

It was seen that the YSR Congress Party’s Member of Legislative Assembly- RK Roja has file a challenge against her suspension from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for one year. Roja being MLA representing Nagari constituency in Chittoor district, had earlier claimed to the effect that she should be allowed to attend the ongoing Assembly budget session which was began from 5th day of March. And while so she further claimed before High Court that it may set aside the suspension orders.

The suspension orders against her were made by the Assembly Speaker on 8th day of December, 2015. She was suspended under Rule 340 (2) of the Assembly proceedings during a debate on Call Money racket in Vijayawada.

However, the Apex Court’s bench comprising of the Justice- Gopala Gouda and Justice- Arun Mishra on Tuesday heard the various arguments raised by the counsels of the petitioner and the Andhra Pradesh Government, and after hearing such arguments, the Court decided to direct the High Court of Hyderabad that the hearing on the case of Roja should be started by it from this Wednesday.

Notably, the fault was found by the Bench of the Apex Court, with the rejection of her petition by the High Court of Hyderabad. Bench further said that the case which is involving the public representative, should be treated with the due importance. Moreover, in the directions provided by the Bench of the Apex Court, the registry is also directed to send an email to the High Court of Hyderabad to the effect that the hearing in the case of Roja to be started from Wednesday.

The Chief Justice of concerned High Court is also directed for taking up of the case without further delay, as stated in the e- mail which the registry would send to the High Court.

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