Chandigarh, September 17 : The Honourable Supreme Court has on 16.9.16 dismissed SLP preferred by Vaneet Mahajan, an advocate of Amritsar against the orders of Punjab and Haryana High Court passed on 1.4.16 quashing the filing of a criminal complaint against Anil Joshi and other members of his family in a case of double voteunder Representation of People Act, 1951in CRM No. 16907 & 17932 of 2015, in which the intervenor had wanted to be included as a party. Honourable Punjab & Haryana High Court Judge had discussed that he was neither a complainant nor an accused and hence could not be made a party. The court had further held that the matter related to the year 2006-07 and the complaint was filed on 25.2.14 after a gap of more than 7 years andcould not sustain in the eyes of law.
Earlier too in one such similar case the double bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court had on 4.5.15 in CWP No. 20660 of 2014 imposed a cost of Rs. 50000/- on Vaneet Mahajan for abusing the process of court. The court had held that Vaneet Mahajan was fighting his political battlein court rather than in the constituency and the adjudication of political differences is to be decided by the court of people and not in court of law. The present decision came in SLP Criminal Number 14682-14684 and the plea of Vaneet Mahajan was dismissed by the apex court on 16th September. Sh. Joshi said that the law of the country was supreme and ultimately it was the victory of truth. He assured that his one line agenda was to continue doing the developmental works for an all inclusive growth and development of the state and that the blessings, love and wishes of the people of the state were of paramount importance for him and that he was always thankful to them for their love and support althrough.