ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Sabotage of Anti-defection Law in Telangana

Exploiting a loophole in India's constitutional anti-defection provisions, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, a Member of the Legislative Assembly in Telangana, has been serving as minister in the state cabinet for more than six months without having to be re-elected. Narrating how things came to such a pass, this article revisits the need to amend the members' disqualification procedure and rules.

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