Jolt to RJD: Patna High Court dismisses two PILs challenging new Nitish Kumar government

While one PIL was filed by RJD MLAs Saroj Yadav and Chandan Verma, the second one was filed by Jitendra Kumar, a Samajwadi Party member. On Friday last, the court had adjourned the matter for today.

By: PTI | Patna | Updated: July 31, 2017 4:56 pm
Bihar government, Bihar new government, Patna HC on Bihar new government, Nitish Kumar, JDU BJP alliance, indian express news After hearing all parties, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A K Upadhyay dismissed the two PILs saying no intervention of the court is required, after floor test in the state Assembly. (Representative Image)

The Patna High Court on Monday dismissed two PILs challenging the formation of the new government by Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) along with the BJP. After hearing all parties, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A K Upadhyay dismissed the two PILs saying no intervention of the court is required, after floor test in the state Assembly.

While one PIL was filed by RJD MLAs Saroj Yadav and Chandan Verma, the second one was filed by Jitendra Kumar, a Samajwadi Party member. On Friday last, the court had adjourned the matter for today.

The new Nitish Kumar government in which the NDA is a coalition partner won the trust vote on Friday last.

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