Nobody votes on the basis of candidate's educational qualifications except maybe in Kerala: Supreme Court

The Court was hearing a plea requesting a declaration that the election of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Harsh Vardhan Bajpayee, to the Uttar Pradesh assembly in 2017, be declared null and void.
Justice KM Joseph and Justice BV Nagarathna
Justice KM Joseph and Justice BV Nagarathna

The Supreme Court on Monday remarked that when it comes to elections in India, a candidate's educational qualifications were not relevant, except maybe in the State of Kerala [Anugrah Narayan Singh v. Harsh Vardhan Bajpayee].

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