January 02, 2017
India: Politicians cannot seek votes in name of caste, creed or religion - says the Supreme Court ruling, but will it crackdown aganst the violators?
The Times of India
TNN & Agencies | Updated: Jan 2, 2017, 12.35 PM IST
NEW DELHI: Politicians are barred from seeking votes in the name of religion, caste or creed the Supreme Court ruled today in a landmark judgment, ahead of crucial assembly polls in five states. The court also ruled that seeking votes in this manner will be ddemed a corrupt practice and not permissible.