Is Nyay Scheme a bribe? Allahabad High Court notice to Congress Party in plea to debar Congress candidates

Murali Krishnan April 20 2019

In a major development, the Allahabad High Court has issued notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) and Indian National Congress Party, in a petition alleging that the NYAY scheme proposed by the Congress Party is in violation of the Representation of People Act, 1951 and Model Code of Conduct.

The notice was issued by a Bench of Justices Sudhir Agarwal and Rajendra Kumar.

It has been contended that the NYAY scheme, which promises a minimum annual income . . .

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