Ramzan PIL: Low voter turnout reveals that the EC may have missed a trick

Bar & Bench May 15 2019
vacation bench

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by advocate Mohammad Nizamuddin Pasha asking for poll timings for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections to be advanced on account of the intense heat wave prevailing in several parts of the country, and the onset of the holy month of Ramzan.

Pasha had prayed for polling to commence at "5:30 or even 6:00 AM (instead of the notified time of 7:00 AM)”on account of the same. He had filed a similar petition that was disposed of . . .

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