[Solved] On what grounds a people’s representative can be disqualified under the representation of people act, 1951? Also, mention the remedies available to such person against his disqualification. ( UPSC GS-2 Mains 2019)

The act is pivotal in preventing criminals being elected as representatives, is always quoted by Supreme Court and High Court in various judgments. Sections 7 to 11 of the act deal with disqualification of representatives.The Representation of the People Act, 1951 is an act of Parliament of India to provide for the conduct of election … Read more