A path to executive power

On Jan 21st the President Ram Nath Kovind approved the recommendation of the Election Commission to disqualify 20 MLAs of AAP, as it was deemed that they were holding offices of profit. Matthew Idiculla details out the actions that led to this order. In this op-ed in The Hindu, he also looks at the history of and the reason for this practice and delves into why this practice has continued to flourish in the Indian legislative system.

 

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Cite:

Mathew Idiculla, 'A path to executive power' (30 Jan 2018) <https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-path-to-executive-power/article22579951.ece?homepage=true> accessed on 22 Jul 2019