Non-disclosure of assets by candidates is corrupt practice, leads to election disqualification: Karnataka High Court

The Court asked the Law Commission to look into practical difficulties that ensue when a prayer is made to declare another candidate the winner of an election, particularly when there are over two candidates.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court has ruled that failing to disclose assets or concealing assets of a candidate, their spouse, or dependents constitutes a corrupt practice. [Abida Begum v Mohd Ismail & Ors]

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