19th amendment to SC today


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Attorney General’s submissions with regard to the 19th constitutional amendment filed at the Supreme Court are scheduled to take place today.

Nineteen petitions were taken for hearing last time before the three-judge bench including Chief Justice K. Sripavan on Thursday.

Re-hearing of the petitions had been fixed for today.

Different political parties and organizations had filed the relevant petitions before the Supreme Court.

Nine of them had made submissions to the effect that a referendum should not be held with regard to the 19th constitutional amendment and that the amendment should be passed by a parliamentary majority.

The remaining 10 petitions had been filed saying that a referendum should be held with regard to the 19th amendment to the constitution.  

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