Election Tribunal to quash Poll if Candidate suppresses Crimes

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New Delhi, Feb 05: The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a significant judgment ahead of the Delhi polls against the candidates who have criminal records that the election of such candidate is to be set aside if he/she will not disclose the information about serious crimes while filing the nomination papers.

The apex bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice PC Pant said that if the candidate will suppress the information about pending criminal cases against him/her, the election is to be declared null and void by the election tribunal.

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