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Prisoners have no right to vote, Delhi HC re-affirms constitutional validity of Section 62(5) RP Act

Aditi Singh

While upholding the constitutional validity of Section 62(5) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, the Delhi High Court has re-affirmed that prisoners have no right to vote. (Praveen Kumar Chaudhary vs Election Commisison & Ors)

The judgment was passed by a Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar in a public interest litigation preferred by one Praveen Kumar Chaudhary.

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