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COMMISSION’S OPINION DATED 16.05.2018- REFERENCE FROM HON’BLE GOVERNOR OF MAHARASHTRA ORDER DATED 28.06.2018- DISQUALIFICATION OF SHRI UDAY SAMANT, MLA
Allegation of disqualification-in view of Order passed in Civil Suit No 260/2007 in Court of Joint Civil Judge, Senior Division, Ratnagiri –misuse of government funds- misuse of position as Chairman, Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) and MLA of executing unsanctioned work
Constitution of India- Article 191(1)- Held- not guilty- grounds on disqualification is sought are not under Article 191(1)
The Election Commission held that the grounds on which disqualification of the Respondent was sought does not fall under any of the grounds mentioned under Article 191(1) or any of the grounds in RPA, 1951.