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SC adjourns by 2 weeks hearing on plea against Congress manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

File photo of Supreme Court.

File photo of Supreme Court.   | Photo Credit: Sushil Kumar Verma

A Bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde deferred the hearing after it was apprised that one of the co-petitioners in the case has not been permitted by the Registry to argue in person.

The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned by two weeks a plea seeking to declare the Congress manifesto for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections “unfair and against Model Code of Conduct”.

A Bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde deferred the hearing after it was apprised that one of the co-petitioners in the case has not been permitted by the Registry to argue in person.

The plea filed by Adarsh Kumar Agrawal and Dr. Seema Jain has sought directions to declare the manifesto of the Indian National Congress as “unfair and against the model code of conduct” and take appropriate action against the party in accordance with law.

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