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  • Rajya sabhaThe Rajya Sabha has unanimously passed the Representation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013. The bill negates the Supreme Court directive regarding the disqualification of a legislator. The Supreme Court had, earlier, held that a person who is in jail or in police custody can not contest election to legislative bodies.

    Law Minister Kapil Sibal, in his reply after a discussion on the Bill, said that the political class is the most accountable class in the country. He added Politicians are accountable to Parliament, to the Election Commission, to the country and to the people.

    Mr. Sibal was congratulated by all members for bringing the Bill.

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