HC stays fresh privilege notices to DMK chief Stalin, other MLAs over displaying gutka pouches inside TN assembly

Updated: few hours ago

Chennai, Sep 24 (PTI) The Madras High Court on Thursday granted an interim stay on the fresh show cause notices issued by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretary to DMK president M K Stalin and 17 other MLAs and consequent proceedings in connection with displaying banned 'gutkha' pouches inside the House in 2017.

Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana, passing orders on a batch of writ petitions, said the petitioners -- Stalin and others -- have made out a prima facie case and posted the matter for September 28 after recording Advocate General's undertaking to file a counter affidavit.