Delimitation Order: Contempt petition hearing on August 4

A division bench comprising Chief Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice A Bimol of High Court of Manipur has given time to one of the respondents who sought time to file the affidavit.

The contempt petition filed against delimitation order by CPI, CPI (M) before the High Court of Manipur has been scheduled for hearing on August 4.

A division bench comprising Chief Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice A Bimol of High Court of Manipur has given time to one of the respondents who sought time to file the affidavit.

The CPI and CPI (M), Manipur filed the contempt petition before the High Court against the Home Affairs Ministry, director of census operation and delimitation commissioner of India for “willfully, deliberately and intentionally disobeying” the judgment and order passed by a division bench of the Gauhati High Court, Imphal in 2007 on delimitation writ petition of 2005 by issuing the order of delimitation of the state in 2020.

It may be mentioned that the high court had directed them to submit their objection and clarification by proper affidavit through their counsels on July 17.

First Published: July 15, 2020, 10:52 p.m.