SC strikes down UP law allowing ex-CMs to keep govt house

Updated On : 07 May,2018 | 14:00 PM
The Supreme Court today struck down the amendment to a Uttar Pradesh legislation which allowed former chief ministers retain government accommodation even after demitting office, saying it violated the concept of equality. A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the amendment in the legislation was ultra vires to the Constitution since it transgresses the concept of equality under the Constitution.

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