ITANAGAR, July 27 - Itanagar Bench of Gauhati High Court has declared the Arunachal Pradesh Parliamentary Secretaries (Appointment, Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2007 as �unconstitutional�.
The Division Bench, comprising Justice Monojit Bhuyan and Justice Rumi Kumari Phukon, on Wednesday, while hearing a public interest litigation filed by Kyoda Ram, pronounced the act as �unconstitutional� in line with the Supreme Court judgement of July 27 last year on the matter of appointing Parliamentary Secretaries.
�Parties are agreed that in view of the decision of the Supreme Court, the PIL does not survive for further consideration,� the judges stated while delivering the judgement.
The Pema Khandu-led BJP Government in Arunachal Pradesh has at present 23 Parliamentary Secretaries. � PTI