[UP Elections 2022] Plea before Supreme Court to de-register political parties which do not reveal criminal antecedents of candidates

The plea cited the specific example of Samajwadi Party (SP) fielding Nahid Hasan from the Kairana constituency as a candidate for the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
[UP Elections 2022] Plea before Supreme Court to de-register political parties which do not reveal criminal antecedents of candidates
Samajwadi party, election commission and supreme court

Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay has moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Election Commission of India to de-register political parties which do not disclose the criminal antecedents of candidates they fields for elections [Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay vs Union of India].

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