Supreme Court refuses to entertain PIL to replace party symbol on EVMs with details of candidates

A bench comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) UU Lalit and Justice Bela M Trivedi opined that the case cannot be considered under Article 32 of the Constitution.
CJI UU Lalit and Justice Bela Trivedi
CJI UU Lalit and Justice Bela Trivedi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking directions to the Election Commission to stop the practice of having party symbols on ballot and Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and instead replace them with ''name, age, educational qualification and photograph'' of contesting candidates.

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