Kovid-19 management is not our prerogative: Election Commission told Supreme Court

The Election Fee, angered by the tough feedback made in reference to the not too long ago concluded meeting elections of the Madras Excessive Court docket, informed the Supreme Court docket on Monday that the Kovid-19 administration just isn’t its prerogative and the state just isn’t in its arms.

Senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, showing for the Election Fee, informed a bench of Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice MR Shah that the remarks on the homicide prices made by the Madras Excessive Court docket in opposition to the constitutional unit had been undesirable and such extractive remarks had been contested. The unit shouldn’t be used with out listening.

He stated that the governance of the state just isn’t within the arms of the Election Fee. We solely challenge tips. We would not have CRPF or some other pressure to cease the folks concerned within the rally. The State Catastrophe Administration Authority has to challenge orders to restrict the variety of folks. There’s a idea that the Election Fee has the duty of all this. We’ve got nothing to do with Kovid Administration.

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