Rampur By-election Update: The application for stay on the conviction of Azam Khan was rejected, the sessions court pronounced its decision
Rampur: Rampur By-election Update– Azam Khan’s application for stay on the decision of the lower court in the case of alleged hate speech has been rejected by the sessions court of Rampur. Let us tell you that the Supreme Court had ordered the sessions court of Rampur to give a decision on the stay application of Azam Khan’s appeal for conviction today itself.
Now after this decision, the security of the court premises has been increased, because after this decision, the way has been cleared for the Rampur assembly by-election. Additional District and Sessions Court MP-MLA Sessions Court has upheld the decision of MP-MLA Court on Azam Khan’s case, as was being speculated. (Rampur By-election Update)
It may be noted that on October 27, Rampur’s MP-MLA court sentenced senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan to a three-year jail term, including a fine, for allegedly making hate speeches. Along with this, Azam Khan’s legislature was also canceled on October 28, the very next day, immediately after a three-year sentence from the court. (Rampur By-election Update)
At the same time, after the Rampur assembly seat fell vacant, the Election Commission had announced to hold a by-election on Rampur seat on 5 November. However, the notification for the by-election to this Rampur seat was to be issued on November 10. But in the meantime, Azam Khan had filed a petition in the Supreme Court on 7 November regarding the cancellation of his legislature. (Rampur By-election Update)
Azam Khan, in his petition, had questioned the intention of the state government and the process of election. On which the Sessions Court decision was heard in the Supreme Court on Wednesday (Wednesday) in the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice D.Y Chandrachud. Till date, the issuance of notification of by-elections to be held in Rampur assembly seat was banned.
But after today’s decision of the sessions court, the way has been cleared for the by-elections on this seat. (Rampur By-election Update)
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