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SC dismisses plea for poll cancellation if majority exercises NOTA option

News Agencies | Updated on: 24 November 2017, 15:38 IST

The Supreme Court on 24 November dismissed a petition seeking cancellation of election process, if the votes of NOTA were higher than the candidate.

A petition was filed by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Ashwini Upadhyay, who sought for cancellation of the candidature and the particular election process, if the votes of NOTA were higher than the candidate.

A three-judge bench of the Apex Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, refused to entertain Upadhyay's plea and dismissed it. 

-ANI

First published: 24 November 2017, 15:38 IST
 
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