Rajasthan Court defers order on Sachin Pilot, 18 MLAs till Friday
Jaipur : The Rajasthan Court provided temporary relief to former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and his 18 MLAs as it deferred its order till July 24 and asked the speaker to extend the period given to the rebel MLAs to reply to his notice till then.
Hearing the petition against the disqualification of MLAs, the bench of High Court Chief Justice Indrajit Mahanty and Justice Prakash Gupta said it has heard both the parties and listed the matter for July 24.
“We therefore, further request the Honourable Speaker, who has been pleased to extend the period for filing reply by the writ petitioners till 5.30 pm as of today ie July 21, to extend the said period till the delivery of orders by this Court on July 24,” said the court.
After the court hearing, the speaker announced an extension in the action till July 24.
“The Speaker said there’s mutual respect for the courts and hence we are deferring taking any action till 5:30 pm on July 24,” said Prateek Kasliwal, who is representing C P Joshi.
“Whether the court gives a final order or an interim order, we will know only on July 24,” Kasliwal said. “The court needs sufficient time to write down the order. It has to consider all arguments, legal issues and hence, I feel, the order was reserved till July 24,” he said.