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It was Karnataka government counsel Dushyant Dave who suggested to the bench that the hearings should be posted from February 2.
The Supreme Court on Friday scheduled the final hearings on the appeals filed agai st the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and others in a disproportiknate assets on February 2.
A bench of Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Amitava Roy said the hearings will start from February 2 and continue on February 3 and 4.
It was Karnataka government counsel and senior advocate Dushyant Dave who suggested to the bench that the hearings should be posted from February 2. The court had fixed the hearing today to debate a date for the final arguments and highlight the issues to be argued on in the appeals.
Dismissing the requirement to delay the hearing in order to determine what issues should be highlighted, Mr. Dave said “issues not determinative in setting down the calendar”.
Justice Ghose agreed that the case would be kept at the top of the cause list on the three days of the hearing in the month of February. The bench said that further hearings would continue as per the exigencies of the cases listed during the month.
From: The Hindu