Congress MLA Debabrata Saikia was derecognised as the Leader of the Opposition via a notification on January 12

Guwahati: Congress MLA Debabrata Saikia continues to remain the Leader of Opposition (LOP) of Assam Legislative Assembly as a division bench of Gauhati High Court disposed of an appeal filed against the stay on de-recognising him.

The division bench directed the Assam Legislative Assembly Secretariat to approach the single judge and seek redressal. The matter has been fixed for hearing before the single judge January 29, Friday.

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On January 12, Gauhati High Court stayed the notification de-recognising Congress MLA Debabrata Saikia as LOP, stating that the notification under challenge was “unsustainable under law.”

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