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Right to contest elections not a fundamental right: Supreme Court
short by Anisha Joneja / on 13 Sep 2022,Tuesday
Observing that the right to contest elections is neither a fundamental nor a common law right, the Supreme Court imposed a cost of ₹1 lakh on a litigant. The litigant was seeking to contest the Rajya Sabha polls without a proposer to propose his name. "It (right to contest polls) is a right conferred by a statute", the bench said.
short by Anisha Joneja / 11:14 pm on 13 Sep
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