Avoid tit-for-tat in trade war, cut duties: Panel One billion year old fungi is found to be earth’s oldest RBI plans liquidity buffer at shadow banks to aid stressed sector ‘Golden Rice’ now closer to reality Renewable energy: Centre looking to set up portal to disclose payment delays by Discoms
All India Open Prelims Simulator Test X
Start Now
ForumIAS CGP 2020 Program commences from May 15th, 2019. CLICK HERE to know more and apply. Or email us on admissions@forumias.academy to know more
We are hiring!

Why was Sachin Tendulkar eligibility criteria in RS questioned in High Court?

Rajya Sabha being a organisation of national importance, any case relating to it should be referred to Supreme Court

It says that petitioner had the right to either approach to SC or HC.

My question is why can the R.SABHA matter be taken to HC when it is an national entity


  • Quo warranto is a writ that can be exercised by both SC and HCs under A32 and A226 respectively.

    So it's not whether it's a national or state entity, the petitioner filed a case for the supposed violation of a fundamental right.
    Previous id: @Detective_Conan
  • Because High Court is a constitutional court which can interpret the Constitution. Also, rulings given by High Courts are considered law all over India and not only in that state. So, it can go into constitutionality of Sachin's nomination. And, the Supreme Court prefers the petitioners to the High acourts first to reduce pendency of cases.

    P.S.- Though you are correct in saying Rajya Sabha an "organization of national importance", but I think that it is too small a tag for Rajya Sabha. Rajya Sabha is much much more important and fundamental for nation. After all, it can pass law to create organizations of national importance. ;)
    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade :)
  • edited July 2018
    @AKA27 And thank you for sharing the article. I felt rage when I read that the MLA in his petition talked about Sachin deriving financial benefits out of membership. As far as I remember, villages adopted by Sachin have got all urban amenities. And, if my memory is serving me well, then Sachin has donated his entire salary to PM relief fund. What has that MLA done, apart from trying to get cheap publicity by filing such petitions which would not stand even a single day in any court. There are past judgements of Supreme Court on Article 80 which will go in favour of Sachin. Such a worthless and useless MLA.

    P.S.- I am a big fan of Sachin Tendulkar B)

    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade :)
  • @Normal11 can you please explain the meaning of terms quo-warrento, habeas corpus.
  • AKA27 said:

    @Normal11 can you please explain the meaning of terms quo-warrento, habeas corpus.

    Kindly read laxmikant
    hey bro
  • AKA27 said:

    @Normal11 can you please explain the meaning of terms quo-warrento, habeas corpus.

    Read laxmikant, as @Krk said.
    Previous id: @Detective_Conan
Sign In or Join to comment.
Success Stories from Our Toppers
Minal Karanwal(AIR-35)- CSE 2018
Naveen Reddy(AIR-1)- IFoS 2018
Arushi Mishra(AIR-2) - IFoS 2018
Chirag Jain(AIR-10) - IFoS 2018
Kshitij Saxena(AIR-22) - IFoS 2018
Sumit Rai (AIR-54) - CSE 2018
Anuraj Jain (AIR-24) - CSE 2018

Must Read Articles From Blog
Trend Analysis of UPSC CSE Prelims from 2011-18
How Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh Improved His Writing Speed
How to clear Civil Services with a TOP Rank and AVOID exhausting attempts


We are a secret self-moderated community for Civil Services preparation. Feel free to join, start a discussion, answer a question or just to say Thank you.

Just dont spread the word ;)

Sign in or join with Facebook or Google