The issue of state funding of elections, too, figured prominently during the discussions.
Existing ward wise reservation system must be continued in the event the state fails to revise the structure by April 13, the court said.
It is now clear that Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha have no future in the AAP,said sources.
The bench was hearing plea filed by Puran Singh through his lawyer Deepak Anand.
Brahma said that “Election Commission cannot be immune (to change)… we cannot live like an ostrich”.
The man had alleged that he received the money at his residence on February 13, the day of polling.
UP Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha confirmed about the report from the state home department.
The report was based on poll expenditure statements submitted by the parties to the Election Commission.
The argument was that since charges are framed only after a court has applied its mind after perusal of the evidence.
Political as well as party circles were not the only ones taken by surprise, though few claim to know Mayawati’s mind.
The VMC elections will have four corporators each for 19 wards, making a total of 76 as against the previous 75.
Not allowing undertrials to vote is unreasonable.
The Commission said all those who entered the booth premises before 6 PM will be able to vote.
AAP underlined the move as an attempt to curb the practise of liquor and money distribution during elections.
EC tells Kejriwal to ascertain the correct facts on EVMs before making the comment on social media.