Madras High Court junks PIL seeking compulsory COVID-19 test for candidates contesting elections; bans petitioner from filing PILs for 1 year

"It is hoped (in the future) that some degree of responsibility will be exercised before throwing such rubbish at the court," the Court said.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Tuesday came down heavily on a petitioner who sought directions from the Court mandating that all candidates contesting in the Legislative Assembly Elections undergo compulsory COVID-19 test (SPV Paul Raj v. The Chief Electoral Officer and anr).

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