SC issues notice in plea seeking ban on convicts from forming political parties

Chandan Goswami December 1 2017
Senior Designation

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre and the Election Commission of India (ECI) in a plea seeking a ban on convicted persons from forming political parties and becoming crucial office bearers therein.

A Bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra and Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar passed the order while hearing a petition filed by Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay.

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