Tamil Nadu

Case against election of Bishop adjourned

Bishop of Tirunelveli CSI Diocese Most Rev. J.J. Christdoss appeared before the Principal Sub-Court here on Tuesday evening in connection with a case challenging his election as Bishop.

Election challenged

One Ashok from Yemenkulam in the district filed a case in the court challenging the election of Most Rev. Christdoss as Bishop of Tirunelveli CSI Diocese on May 18, 2009. As the Principal Sub-Court summoned the respondent to appear before it on Tuesday, the Bishop appeared before Judge Hemanth Raj on Tuesday evening.

The Judge posted the case to January 12 after cross examination.

The case is that the election of Most Rev. Christdoss was invalid as the election was not conducted as per the established norms of Tirunelveli CSI Diocese.

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