Kolkata High Court imposes fine of Rs 5 Lakh on CM Mamata Banerjee
Justice Kaushik Chanda has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for tarnishing the image of the judiciary.
New Delhi: The Kolkata High Court has refused to hear the petition filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee against Suvendu Adhikari. Along with this, Justice Kaushik Chanda has also imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for tarnishing the image of the judiciary.
Fine of 5 lakh on CM Mamata:
Justice Kaushik Chanda said during the hearing, the manner in which the Chief Minister of West Bengal has made allegations, it is a well-planned ploy to malign the judge's image. Let us tell you that Mamata Banerjee had raised questions on the impartiality of Justice Kaushik Chand, who heard her petition challenging the Nandigram election result.
Along with this, the judge said, the amount of fine imposed on them will be spent for the welfare of the families of the lawyers affected by Corona.
Let us inform that Mamta Banerjee had demanded the removal of Kolkata High Court judge Kaushik Chand, who was hearing a petition filed against Suvendu Adhikari, who joined the BJP from Trinamool Congress.
Demand in Petition:
Mamata had alleged that Judge Kaushik Chand has links with the BJP. After this, the application of Mamata Banerjee was rejected by Justice Kaushik Chand himself. However, people related to this whole matter say that Justice Kaushik has decided not to hear the matter further on the basis of personal reasons. With this decision, he recused himself from the bench.
In its petition, Trinamool Congress chief Banerjee has accused the BJP MLA of adopting corrupt practices under Section 123 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. Banerjee also claimed in the petition that there were discrepancies in the counting process. According to party sources, the Trinamool alleged that EVMs have been tampered with and there is discrepancy in their numbers, the polling process was also stopped repeatedly and the information was not given by the election officials. The party alleged that valid votes in favor of Banerjee were rejected while invalid votes in favor of BJP were also counted.
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