Former UP CMs Can’t Stay In Government Bungalows: SC

7 May, 2018 16:20 IST|Sakshi
Representative Image

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday described as "unconstitutional" and set aside a provision of a law that allowed government accommodations to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers.

A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said once a Chief Minister demits office, there was nothing to distinguish him or her from a common man.

Also Read: Rahul Should Focus on Politics of Development: UP CM

Setting aside the provision of the law passed by the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, the court said it was "arbitrary", "discriminatory" and "unconstitutional".

The amendments made in Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions Act were introduced by then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's government in 2016.

Also Read: CM Adityanath Launched Sankalp Patra For UP Municipal Polls

The top court order came on a plea by NGO Lok Prahari. IANS

Watch this space for latest news!

Also Read: Rahul Gandhi Hits Out At BJP For Orange Passports

Read More:
More News
Entertainment