SC-LD POLITICAL PARTIES - SC refuses to consider Mayawati's plea against EC order (Eds: Adding background)
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to consider BSP supremo Mayawati's plea challenging the EC's 48-hr campaign ban on her and expressed satisfaction over the poll body's action against leaders making hate speeches.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked Mayawati's counsel to file a separate appeal against the poll panel's order.
Taking note of the EC action, the court said it seems the poll body has "woken up" and barred various politicians from poll campaignin ...