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first_imgThe committee decided to crack the whip on the ground that Mallya never declared these liabilities in the past 10 years, which a member is supposed to do annually.Enforcement directorate had a fortnight ago written to 17 banks and a clutch of probe agencies with an aim to prepare a water-tight case against Mallya who is being probed for money laundering charges in the IDBI bank alleged loan fraud case.”We examined the entire issue related to Mallyas case. The documents that we had sought from banks have also come. There was a unanimous view in the panel that he should be expelled from the House membership.”But still we have decided to give him a week time to tell us whatever he has to say. The next meeting of the committee has been fixed on May 3, when we will take a final decision,” panel Chairman Karna Singh had said after the Ethics Committee meeting on April 25.According to rules, a member who intends to quit from the Rajya Sabha has to intimate this in own writing addressed to the Chairman, his intention to resign his seat in the Council.If a member hands over the letter of resignation to the Chairman personally and informs him that the resignation is voluntary and genuine and the Chairman has no information or knowledge to the contrary, the Chairman may accept the resignation immediately.If the Chairman receives the letter of resignation either by post or through some other person, the Chairman may make such inquiry as he thinks fit, to satisfy himself that the resignation is voluntary and genuine.advertisementIf the Chairman, after making a summary enquiry either himself or through the agency of the Rajya Sabha Secretariat or through such other agency as he may deem fit, is satisfied that the resignation is not voluntary or genuine, he shall not accept the resignation.A member may withdraw his letter of resignation at any time before it is accepted by the Chairman.The Chairman shall, as soon as may be, after he has accepted the resignation of a member, inform the Council that the member has resigned his seat in the Council and he has accepted the resignation.When the Council is not in session, the Chairman shall inform the Council immediately after the Council re-assembles.The Secretary-General shall, as soon as may be, after the Chairman has accepted the resignation of a Member, cause the information to be published in the Bulletin and the Gazette and forward a copy of the notification to the Election Commission for taking steps to fill the vacancy thus caused provided that where the resignation is to take effect from a future date, the information shall be published in the Bulletin and the Gazette not earlier than the date from which it is to take effect. PTI AMR ZMNlast_img read more