New bench to hear independent MLAs' plea on Nov 2

Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice N. Kumar who were hearing the plea of the independent legislators along with the appeal of the 11 BJP law makers, Monday differed on the action of the speaker on the BJP legislators' issue.

While Chief Justice Khehar upheld the disqualification of BJP legislators, Justice Kumar quashed it.

Following the differences between the two judges, a single judge bench will decide the issue of BJP legislators Oct 20.

In the light of the differing views on the BJP law makers' issue, the two judges decided that the plea of the five independent legislators should be heard by a different bench.

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