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Election petition against Mukherjee in SC likely

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, July 9 � Opposition nominee PA Sangma�s camp, which has sought re-scrutiny of Pranab Mukherjee�s nomination papers by the Election Commission, today did not rule out moving an election petition in the Supreme Court if it failed to get a favourable order from the poll panel, reports PTI.

Sangma�s �personal advisor� Subramanian Swamy and his authorised representative Satya Pal Jain said here that as soon as they receive the EC�s directions on their petition, they would decide on the next course of action.

�Let the EC�s order come. We will go step by step as per the settled procedure of law... All options are open. As soon as the EC decision comes, we will take a decision,� Jain told a press conference after submitting a written petition to the poll panel. Members of Sangma�s central election committee had on Saturday last made an oral submission before the EC seeking re-scrutiny of UPA nominee Mukherjee�s nomination papers.

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Election petition against Mukherjee in SC likely

NEW DELHI, July 9 � Opposition nominee PA Sangma�s camp, which has sought re-scrutiny of Pranab Mukherjee�s nomination papers by the Election Commission, today did not rule out moving an election petition in the Supreme Court if it failed to get a favourable order from the poll panel, reports PTI.

Sangma�s �personal advisor� Subramanian Swamy and his authorised representative Satya Pal Jain said here that as soon as they receive the EC�s directions on their petition, they would decide on the next course of action.

�Let the EC�s order come. We will go step by step as per the settled procedure of law... All options are open. As soon as the EC decision comes, we will take a decision,� Jain told a press conference after submitting a written petition to the poll panel. Members of Sangma�s central election committee had on Saturday last made an oral submission before the EC seeking re-scrutiny of UPA nominee Mukherjee�s nomination papers.