PIL OF THE WEEK

India Today - - GLASS HOUSE -

Congress MP from Vi­jayawada, L. Ra­jagopal, has filed a PIL in Delhi High Court ar­gu­ing that he is be­ing com­pelled to con­tinue as an MP de­spite hav­ing quit sev­eral times since Au­gust 2 in protest against the bi­fur­ca­tion of Andhra Pradesh. The court has fixed Oc­to­ber 22 as the date of hear­ing his plea, but has pointed out that it is the pre­rog­a­tive of the Speaker to ac­cept or re­ject the res­ig­na­tion of an MP.

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