‘The President should inaugurate the new Parliament’, the petitioner gave four main arguments which were rejected by the SC -aabtak24


Supreme Court Rejects PIL: The petition filed in the Supreme Court on the issue of the inauguration of the new Parliament House was rejected on Friday (May 26). The Supreme Court refused to hear this PIL and reprimanded the petitioner. A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court told the lawyer who filed the PIL that we know why this petition has been filed. It is not the job of the Supreme Court to deal with such petitions.

Citation from Article 32

A bench of Supreme Court Justices JK Maheshwari and PS Narasimha asked petitioner advocate CR Jaya Sukin, what is your role in this? On which the lawyer said that the President is the head of all the MPs. He is also my President. 

On this the Supreme Court said that we know why you file such petitions. We are not inclined to entertain this petition under Article 32. 

What is Article 32?

Under Article 32 (Article 32), every citizen of India gets the right to file a petition in the Supreme Court for the implementation of the fundamental rights given by the constitution.

Article 79

After this, the petitioner lawyer cited Article 79 of the Constitution. Article 79 states that there shall be a Parliament for the Union, which shall consist of the President and the two Houses. On this, the Supreme Court asked how Article 79 is related to the inauguration?

In response to this question, the lawyer said that the President is the head of the Parliament, he is the only one New Parliament House should be inaugurated. 

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