Caste certificate case: Supreme Court grants relief to Amravati MP and actress Navneet Kaur Rana, stays Bombay High Court's decision


Independent MP from Amravati and actress Navneet Kaur got a big relief from the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The Supreme Court has stayed the Bombay High Court's decision to annul the caste certificate of Navneet Kaur Rana. Along with this, the Supreme Court has also issued notice to the respondents. A vacation bench of Justice Vineet Sharan and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, while staying the order of the Bombay High Court on June 8, issued notices to all the respondents and asked them to file their replies within four weeks. The next hearing of the matter will be on June 25.

Navneet Kaur challenged the Bombay High Court's decision to cancel the caste certificate in the Supreme Court. The High Court had declared the caste certificate of Navneet Kaur as fake. Along with this, the High Court in its decision had also imposed a fine of two lakhs on Navneet Kaur. The High Court has asked the MP to submit all the certificates within six weeks. Navneet Kaur's membership was in jeopardy due to the High Court order.

Accused of contesting elections through fake caste certificate

Navneet Kaur is accused of contesting the election through a fake caste certificate. Navneet Kaur defeated Shivsena candidate Anandrao Adsul in Amravati (a seat reserved for Scheduled Castes) in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. On the petition of Anandrao, the Bombay High Court canceled the caste certificate of Navneet Kaur. Navneet's parents were originally from Punjab.

Shiv Sena leader was accused of threatening to put him in jail

Let us tell you that Navneet Kaur took entry into politics in 2014. She contested the election on Shiv Sena ticket, but she was defeated. After that in 2019, she reached the Lok Sabha by contesting as an independent. Earlier, Navneet Kaur Rana had accused the Shiv Sena leader of threatening to put her in jail. In this regard, Navneet Kaur Rana had also written a letter to the Prime Minister and Home Minister.