Free elections basic feature of Constitution: Allahabad High Court orders police to escort candidate to file nomination papers

"Any attempt from any corner including State authorities or district administration to damage the system of free and fair poll is not conducive to democratic functioning of the State," the Court said.
Allahabad HC and Election polls
Allahabad HC and Election polls

The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Police to escort a candidate for filing his nomination papers and back home safely (Akhilesh Singh v. State of UP).

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