SC dismisses plea for poll cancellation if majority exercises NOTA option

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SC dismisses plea for poll cancellation if majority exercises NOTA option

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition seeking cancellation of election process, if the votes of NOTA were higher than the candidate.

A petition was filed by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Ashwini Upadhyay, who sought for cancellation of the candidature and the particular election process, if the votes of NOTA were higher than the candidate.

A three-judge bench of the Apex Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, refused to entertain Upadhyay's plea and dismissed it. (ANI)

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