Remedy is Election Petition: Kerala High Court rejects PIL alleging Rajeev Chandrasekhar filed false affidavit

A Bench of Justices VG Arun and S Manu said that once the nomination of a candidate is accepted by the returning officer, the remedy is for the aggrieved person to file an election petition before the High Court.
Rajeev Chandrasekhar and Kerala High Court
Rajeev Chandrasekhar and Kerala High CourtRajeev Chandrasekhar (FB)

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) petition which alleged that Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar has filed false affidavits in his nomination form for contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) candidate from the Thiruvananthapuram constituency [Avani Bansal & Anr v The Election Commission of India & Ors.]

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