Representation of the People Act 1951 Current Affairs, GK & News

What happens when a representative is elected from more than one seat?

In the newly elected Lok Sabha there were sitting MPs from Rajya Sabha, sitting members of the Legislative Assembly of States. Below is the outline of what happens in such scenarios. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha The Representation of the People Act, 1951 makes the following provisions: If a person is elected simultaneously to both ..


Supreme Court on Article 324 of Indian Constitution

Article 324 of the Indian constitution bestows Election Commission with the power and responsibility of superintendence, direction and control of the preparation of the electoral rolls and the conduct of, all elections to Parliament and to the Legislature of every State and of elections to the offices of President and Vice-President held under this Constitution. ..


SC directs political parties to furnish receipts of electoral bonds in to EC

The Supreme Court has directed all political parties to furnish details about the receipts of electoral bonds in a sealed cover to the Election Commission. Electoral Bond Scheme The government had notified the Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 on January 2, 2018. As per provisions of the Electoral Bond scheme, electoral bonds may be purchased by ..