February 08, 2022
The Orissa High Court imposed a stay on the move to withdraw the spouse card of actor and BJD Lok Sabha MP Anubhav Mohanty’s wife Varsha Priyadarshini. The HC also issued notices to the secretary general and deputy director of the Parliament, along with the MP, while scheduling the next hearing date on March 15.
According to the reports, Varsha’s lawyer informed that the court has put stay on the direction of the Lok Sabha Secretariat to surrender the spouse identity.
Earlier, the Parliament Secretariat had issued a notice to Varsha following a request made by her estranged husband to the Lower House to cancel his wife’s spouse identity card, withdrawing all privileges.
Later, Varsha had moved the High Court challenging the move of the Parliamentarian.
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