New Delhi: After Supreme Court (SC) Justice M.M. Shantanagoudar recused the hearing of rebel Karnataka MLAs plea challenging their disqualification from the State Assembly, the top Court today adjourned the matter.
When the matter came up for hearing before a three bench of Justices Shantanagoudar, N.V. Ramana and Ajay Rastogi, Justice Shantanagoudar recused to hear the matter.
Justice Shantanagoudar said that his conscience did not allow him to hear the case, even as senior advocates Mukul Rohatgi and Kapil Sibal insisted to hear him saying that they don’t have any problem.
Justice Shantanagoudar was earlier a Judge in the Karnataka High Court. The bench thereafter adjourned the matter, which is likely to be heard on Sept.23.