Canvassing votes by promising freebies a serious issue: Supreme Court notice to Centre, Election Commission

The plea before Supreme Court sought directions to Election Commission of India to deregister political parties, which promise/distribute freebies using public funds before elections.
Supreme Court, Election Commission
Supreme Court, Election Commission

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Central government and the Election Commission of India (EC) on a plea seeking directions to Election Commission of India to seize election symbol and deregister political parties, which promise/distribute freebies using public funds before elections.

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