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DHC dismisses PIL against AAP’s promise of full statehood to Delhi
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DHC dismisses PIL against AAP’s promise of full statehood to Delhi

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New Delhi, May 8 : Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction of the court to restrain Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from promising full statehood to Delhi ahead of voting in Delhi.

Anil Dutt Sharma has filed a PIL alleging that Kejriwal has been misleading people by promising them full statehood. He submitted through his petition that AAP and Arvind Kejriwal have been advertising main promise to get full statehood for Delhi despite knowing well that they, even if they win on all seats, cannot grant full statehood to Delhi.

He further submitted that aforesaid statement has been made to reap rich political harvest knowing the same to be false as for making the amendment in the Constitution of India, it requires the majority of not less than two-thirds of the members of the House whereas the respondent no 1 is electing on seven seats only in Delhi.

He argued that AAP was misleading the people of Delhi by giving wrong information to seeks votes from people. The Division Bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani passed the dismissal order. (UNI)