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Centre to seek review of barring jailbirds from elections

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 15:36

The central government will approach the apex court to review its judgment barring jailed politicians from contesting elections.

A person in jail cannot fight polls for legislative bodies: SC

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 18:28

A person, who is in jail or in police custody, cannot contest election to legislative bodies, the Supreme Court has held.