Quraishi had written to the Prime Minister after Khurshid
made his controversial remarks.
The Election Commission opposed any move to provide statutory backing to the Model Code of Conduct, saying the present system was working fine.
Quraishi said, Right to Reject a candidate in Parliament and assembly elections is an interesting possibility. The issue needs to be examined.
Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi on Saturday favoured a ban on opinion polls before elections, saying they affected poll propects of political parties.
Concerned over the low turnout in
elections and less interest shown by people in electoral
processes, the Election Commission will launch a "National
Voters Day" on January 25.
Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi said there was no question of advancing
Assembly elections in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu as time for the polls was still away.
State funding of elections is not
panacea for all ills facing the electoral system, experts,
including Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi, said on Saturday.
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