"One cannot claim to be Hindu scheduled caste after conversion to Christianity": Kerala High Court sets aside election of CPI(M) MLA A Raja

The Court held that Devikulam was a seat reserved for scheduled caste community and since Raja was professing Christianity at the time of his nomination, he could not have contested for the seat.
CPM MLA A Raja and Kerala High Court
CPM MLA A Raja and Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Monday set aside the election of Communist Party of India (Marxist) candidate A Raja from Devikulam constituency in the 2021 State assembly election as void under the Representation of the People Act, 1951. [D Kumar v A Raja].

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