Allahabad HC Seeks Response From Election Commission In Plea For Online Nomination Of Candidates For Panchayat Election

12 Sept 2020

Allahabad HC Seeks Response From Election Commission In Plea For Online Nomination Of Candidates For Panchayat Election

The Allahabad High Court issued notice on a PIL seeking online nomination of candidates for the coming Panchayat election as virtual option is the best one in this global pandemic. A bench comprising Justices SK Gupta and Shamim Ahmed asked the state government and the Election commission to file affidavit within 2 weeks. Advocate Gopal Krishna Pandey has filed the petition. He sought opposite amendments to Rule 13,16,17,18 and 19 of UP Kshetra Panchayat and Zila panchayat rules.