[Contai Municipality] Elections can be challenged only through election petition; Calcutta HC cannot pass orders in PIL: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said that India's democracy rests on faith in electoral process and courts should not interfere in everything as it will set a dangerous precedent for future.
[Contai Municipality] Elections can be challenged only through election petition; Calcutta HC cannot pass orders in PIL: Supreme Court
Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the order passed by Calcutta High Court directing the West Bengal State Election Commission to send the CCTV footage of Contai Municipal Election for forensic audit to Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) [West Bengal State Election Commission and Anr. v. Soumendu Adhikari and ors.]

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