Court adjourns hearing on Mamata's plea

Wednesday 18th August 2021 06:57 EDT

The Calcutta High Court adjourned hearing of a petition moved by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, challenging the assembly poll results in Nandigram, till November 15.
Suvendu Adhikari's lawyers submitted before the court of Justice Shampa Sarkar that the legislator has approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of the case from West Bengal. In keeping with the respondent's prayer, Justice Sarkar directed that the matter will be taken up on November 15. Counsels representing Mamata, who has challenged the election of Suvendu from Nandigram, submitted before the court that Rs 500,000 fine imposed by Justice Kaushik Chanda while recusing himself from hearing the case has been deposited before the appropriate forum as directed.

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