Anti-defection Law in India: History, Provisions, Issues and Analysis
Anti-Defection Law is contained in the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution, which was introduced by the 52nd Amendment in 1985 during tenure of Rajiv Gandhi. Earlier, 10th schedule was related to association of Sikkim with India. Once, Sikkim became full fledged state, this schedule was repealed via the 36th amendment act.
Definition of defection
Defection is defined as “to abandon a position…
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Last Updated: May 21, 2016