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1) The recent decision of SC in case of Karnataka to Members of the Assembly of non-compelling participation in the proceedings of the ongoing session of the House, holds utmost constitutional relevance and importance, but it may also open a Pandora box for wider concerns. Comment(250 words)

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1) The recent decision of SC in case of Karnataka to Members of the Assembly of non-compelling participation in the proceedings of the ongoing session of the House, holds utmost constitutional relevance and importance, but it may also open a Pandora box for wider concerns. Comment(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question is in the backdrop of recent political crisis surrounding the State of Karnataka.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must analyse the SC order and the possible repercussions it may have in future in such situations.

Directive:

Commenthere we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Describe briefly the verdict of the SC in this context.

Body:

The answer should start with appreciation of the judgement of the apex court.

The order noted that the hearing of the plea had raised the issue of whether resignations submitted by MLAs at a point of time earlier than petitions for their disqualification under the Tenth Schedule (anti-defection law) of the Constitution should be decided first or whether both should be taken up simultaneously or the disqualification proceedings should have precedence over the requests for resignation.

Discuss the possible nuances of the order and analyse the role of speaker and functioning of the constitutional mechanism.

Explain what can be the possible issues or challenges.

Conclusion:

Conclude with significance of the order.

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