Again. Your understanding of both the Indian legislative system and the current scenario amuses me. Smriti Irani is a minister because she is a Member of the Rajya Sabha. Aka Member of Parliament.
In the current case, when Nikita never renewed her membership on time, she ceases to be a member of the chapter and thus is ineligible to hold the post of an EC member. On 04-Oct-2014 3:14 pm, "Vikram Vincent" <vincentvik...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 4 October 2014 10:42, Abhilash S Unni <abhilashu...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> And with all respect to Vincent Vikram, the logic what you are saying >> would also mean that Ms. Jayalalithaa can continue as Tamil Nadu CM >> irrespective of her ceasing to be an MLA....!!! >> > > Please give the complete example if you are trying to use an analogy. She > was disqualified and lost CM post due to the conviction and not because she > simply ceased to be an MLA. I believe that an MLC can also be CM, K > Rosaiah the present CM of Andhra Pradesh being an MLC.They should only > enjoy the support of the majority. > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Minister_%28India%29#Eligibility > > My understanding uses the following examples: > > First, holding the post of PM of India > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prime_Minister_of_India#Eligibility > " be a member of the Lok Sabha <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lok_Sabha> > or the Rajya Sabha <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajya_Sabha>. If the > person chosen as the prime minister is neither a member of the Lok Sabha > nor the Rajya Sabha at the time of selection, he must become a member of > either of the houses within six months." > > Second, our current MHRD, Ms Smriti Irani lost the MP elections from Amethi, > Uttar Pradesh > <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amethi_%28Lok_Sabha_constituency%29> but > was still appointed to the post. > > So yes, the logic is simple. The EC member held the primary membership and > this lapsed due to some reason. And the membership was then renewed. I > believe that the EC can take a decision to ratify the membership and amend > the rules as well. > > Hope this solves the dilemma. Now can we get back to work? > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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