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Mumbai High Court : When will elections to Maharashtra Medical Council be held ?

Mumbai : Division bench of acting Chief Justice Sanjay V Gangapurwala and Justice Sandeep V Marne of Mumbai High Court heard a PIL by the Maharashtra Chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) which challenged the appointment of an administrator to the council. The bench asked the Maharashtra government to specify when the elections to constitute the governing body of the Maharashtra Medical Council will be held.

IMA had written to the state government seeking elections to be conducted for MMC. However, no imperative action was initiated by the government following which the PIL was filed, said IMA’s counsel Aniket Mokashi.The PIL sought directions for the state government to conduct elections for MMC among registered practitioners, nominate five members as per Section 3(3)(a) of the 1965 law, and constitute MMC in a time-bound manner.