The Supreme Court said Monday that there was no manifest error by the Supreme Court of Allahabad, which annulled the election of the son of Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan, Abdullah Azam Khan as legislator of Uttar Pradesh and required no interference.
A bench of judges Ajay Rastogi and BV Nagarathna rejected the appeal filed by the son of Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan, Abdullah Azam Khan, who challenged the Allahabad Supreme Court order nullifying his election as legislator of Uttar Pradesh on the grounds of the fact that he was a minor and not qualified to contest the poll in 2017.
Allahabad Supreme Court had annulled the election of Abdullah Khan from the Suar Assembly segment of the Rampur district because he was less than 25 years old. Abdullah Khan was elected MLA on March 11, 2017 on a Samajwadi Party ticket.
“In the present case, the Appellant’s date of birth in his entire records is January 1, 1993, and it was not until the year 2015, when the Appellant became eager to enter active politics, that the Appellant’s mother applied for the first time on January 17, 2015, claiming that the applicant was born on September 30, 1990 and the birth certificate can be issued to her immediately and within three days the birth certificate was issued by the Nagar Nigam, Lucknow on January 21, 2015,” the court noted.
“In support of this, the evidence registered by the applicant, obtained from Queen Mary’s Hospital, Lucknow, as a birth certificate foundation, as alleged by the Nagar Nigam, Lucknow, in our reasonable opinion, has no evidential value. be attached,” the court said.
“The Supreme Court, in our reasonable opinion, has examined in detail the documentary and oral evidence available, we find that the Supreme Court committed no apparent error in making the contested judgment, which could call for our interference,” the court said. .
“Therefore, the appeal fails and is therefore dismissed,” the court said.
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