Kerala Sues President and Governor

  • 23 Mar 2024

Kerala Government sues President Droupadi Murmu and Governor Arif Mohammed Khan over withheld Bills.

  • Alleges violation of Constitutional articles 14, 200, and 201 by President's arbitrary withholding of assent.
  • State contends Union Government's advice to withhold assent disrupts federal structure and encroaches on State's domain.
  • Governor's actions accused of subverting balance between State organs and delaying constitutional duties.
  • State represented in Supreme Court by senior lawyer specializing in Constitutional matters and C.K. Sasi, its Standing Counsel.