The Excessive Court in Karnataka, on Friday (September 1), declared the elections of JD(S) Member of Parliament from Hassan, Prajwal Revanna as null and void.
In his judgment, Justice Okay Natarajan, partly allowed the 2 petitions filed by G Devarajegowda, a voter from the constituency, and A Manju, the then BJP’s defeated candidate (2019 LS polls) and moreover directed the Election Price of India to rob action against Prajwal Revanna for election malpractice as per the Conduct of Election Direction of Principles, as per news company PTI myth.
Revanna, who is the grandson of JD(S) patriarch and aged Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, is top-of-the-line candidate from the celebration to occupy gained the Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka within the year 2019.
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Manju contested the Lok Sabha election against Revanna on a BJP label and misplaced. He then ensuing from this truth joined JD(S) and is currently an MLA.
The petitions had claimed that Revanna modified into focused on election malpractice and moreover did now not reveal his purchases to the Election Price.
On Friday, Justice Okay Natarajan dictated the operative piece of his judgment within the courtroom.
Karnataka Excessive Court has invalidated the Lok Sabha membership of JDS MP Prajwal Revanna, announcing that he had filed a false affidavit to the Election Price within the 2019 odd election.
— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2023
“Both the election petitions filed by the petitioners are allowed in phase. The election of the returned candidate, Respondent No 1 particularly Prajwal Revanna alias Prajwal R, Member of the Parliament, Constituency 16, Hassan (General) having been declared as returned candidate dated 23.5.2019 is hereby declared as null and void,” Justice Natarajan acknowledged.
The excessive courtroom on the opposite hand brushed off the prayer of the petitioners to reveal Manju as the winning candidate as he himself modified into “focused on inferior practices”.
“The prayer of the petitioners in each and every the cases to reveal A Manju as returned candidate is rejected in search for of the findings that he himself (is) focused on inferior practices,” the HC acknowledged.
The HC further moreover directed the Election Price to rob action against Prajwal’s father H D Revanna and brother Suraj Revanna for committing inferior practices within the course of time of elections.
“H D Revanna and Suraj Revanna are named within the criticism below the Representation of Other folks’s Act for having committed inferior observe on the time of election and moreover A Manju, who is moreover focused on inferior observe. Election Price to verbalize ogle and observe Conduct of Election Direction of Principles,” the HC acknowledged.
(With inputs from companies)
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