[Freebies by political parties] Election Commission seeks to opt out of proposed expert committee

The ECI has said that the oral observations made by the Court during the last hearing "has caused irreparable damage to the reputation of this institution build over the years."
Election commission of India and SC
Election commission of India and SC

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has told the Supreme Court that being a constitutional authority, it would not be prudent for it to be a part of the expert committee being set up to deliberate on the issue of political parties promising freebies before elections.

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