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Speakers' meet on SC order on trust vote

March 11, 2005 18:00 IST
Last Updated: March 11, 2005 18:45 IST

The Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee has decided to convene a meeting of the Presiding Officers of state assemblies in New Delhi on March 20.

Chatterjee called the meeting to discuss in detail the relations between the three organs of the state (Legislature, Judiciary and Executive) in the light of the order of the Supreme Court to advance the Jharkhand confidence vote from March 15 to March 11.

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The meeting will also discuss how to ensure that these organs do not set themselves on a collision course in the backdrop of the Supreme Court order.

Parliament sources said Chatterjee was "greatly disturbed" by the order of the apex court and was of the view that the Presiding Officers needed to discuss its wider ramifications.

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He convened an all-party meeting on Thursday after concern was expressed by political parties on the apex court order.

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