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Petition filed in SC seeking fresh LS polls through ballot

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A fresh petition was filed in the on Thursday by M.L Sharma seeking an urgent hearing and direction to conduct fresh polls through ballot.

The petitioner claimed that as per The Representation of the People Act, 1951, the elections can only be held using ballot. He has thus, sought cancellation of recently held polls.

The for the 17th was recently concluded which witnessed highest ever turnout in a Lok Sabha poll and saw (BJP)-led Democratic Alliance (NDA) forming the government with absolute majority.

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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 13:43 IST
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