The Chief Whip of Congress legislative party in Rajasthan, Mahesh Joshi has moved Supreme Court on Friday evening, challenging the 24 July order of Rajasthan High court, which stayed proceedings on disqualification petitions against 19 rebel MLA.

Joshi has challenged the 24 July order wherein the High court had passed a ‘status quo’ order, interdicting the Speaker from proceeding to adjudicate the disqualification petitions pending before him, under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution of India.

Joshi has questioned the maintainability of the plea filed by Pilot and group stating that the plea has been filed on “show cause notice” issued by the Speaker, which was not adverse.

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