Section 79 (b) of Representation of the People Act, 1951 defines a ‘candidate’ as meaning “a person who has been or claims to have been nominated as a candidate at any election, […]
HCs u/a 226 is not competent to entertain petitions regarding improper rejection of nomination papers
We are informed that besides the Madras High Court, seven other State High Courts have held that they have no jurisdiction under Art. 226 of the Constitution to entertain petitions regarding improper rejection of nomination papers. This view is in my opinion correct and must be affirmed.
ELECTION IN DEMOCRATIC COUNTRY The word has by long usage in connection with the process of selection of proper representatives in democratic institutions, acquired both a wide and a narrow meaning. In […]
In INDIRA NEHRU GANDHI VS SHRI RAJ NARAIN [ALL SC 1975 NOVEMBER] it is held Supreme Court in the case of Kesavananda Bharati,it was held by majority that the power of amendment of the Constitution […]