Bombay HC slaps Rs 1 lakh fine on politician who lied to contest elections [Read Judgment]

Bar & Bench July 2 2019

Omkar Gokhale

The Bombay High Court recently slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on a politician who lied to the Court about the number of children she had in order to bypass a two-child policy imposed in Maharashtra for contesting regional elections.

Expressing his disapproval of the petitioner's conduct in the case, Justice Ravindra V Ghuge remarked,

"This case also indicates the level to which a . . .

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