Restraint on free communication during election process not envisaged under law, Delhi HC
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Restraint on free communication during election process not envisaged under law, Delhi HC

The order was passed in a plea by a contestant for the Delhi Legislative Assembly Election, 2020.

Aditi Singh

While refusing interim relief to a contestant seeking the ex parte removal of certain allegedly defamatory content against him, the Delhi High Court has stated that any restraint on free communication during the process of election is not envisaged under the law relating to elections.

The order was passed by a Single Judge Bench of Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw in a plea by a contestant for the Delhi Legislative Assembly Election, 2020, SC Vats (Plaintiff).

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