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Madhya Pradesh: Candidates to share details of criminal cases with public

01:05 AM Oct 16, 2021 | FP News Service

Alirajpur (Madhya Pradesh): Returning officer of Jobat Assembly Constituency by-election Jagdish Mehra told that as per the instructions given by Supreme Court to the Election Commission, such candidates who have criminal cases registered will have to get the details of their criminal cases published thrice in the newspaper or television for the information of the general public.

The candidate will have to ensure that the said details are shared within the time limit. All expenses will have to be borne by the candidates. He was reiterating the declaration made by the candidates in the affidavit submitted along with the list of valid nomination documents.

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A copy of the newspaper must be made available to the returning officer. Returning officer Mehra has issued a notice to the Indian National Congress candidate Mahesh Patel, independent candidates Dilip Singh Bhuria, Sardar Harmal Parmar for the implementation of the said directions of the Supreme Court and the Election Commission.

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