Cancellation of 'memory lost' Satyendra Jain's assembly membership, petition filed in Delhi HC

Petitioner Ashish Kumar Srivastava has said in the PIL that the Delhi government is clearly violating the provisions of Article 191 (1) (b) of the Constitution.

New Delhi: A demand has been made to cancel the assembly membership of Aam Aadmi Party MLA Satyendra Jain, who is in jail in a money laundering case. A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court regarding this. In which there has been a demand to disqualify the leader of Aam Aadmi Party. The PIL states that Delhi government minister and MLA from Shakur Basti has himself told the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that he has lost his memory and has told the same to the trial court through the Additional Solicitor General.


The petitioner has said in the PIL that the Delhi government is clearly violating the provisions of Article 191 (1) (b) of the Constitution. The Constitution clearly states that any person shall be disqualified for election and as a member of the Legislative Assembly or the Legislative Council who is of unsound mind and has been so declared by a competent court.'

Petitioner Ashish Kumar Srivastava, through advocate Rudra Vikram Singh, has sought a direction from the Delhi government to declare invalid all the decisions of Jain that he took after being infected with Corona and then losing his memory.


In interrogation, it was said that his memory was lost.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain had said during the interrogation of the ED that he has lost his memory due to Corona. ED was questioning Jain about the papers related to the hawala case, during which he said this.


Significantly, the ED arrested Satyendra Jain on May 30. In such a situation, when the matter was heard in the Rouse Avenue Court, the ED informed that Jain asked the question that he had lost his memory due to Corona.


What is the matter of arrest of Satyendra Jain?

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was arrested by the ED in a money laundering case. According to officials, the arrest was made by the Enforcement Directorate in a case related to hawala transactions involving a Kolkata-based company.