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SC dismisses plea seeking direction to ECI

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The on Monday refused to entertain a petition filed by Ashwini seeking a direction to against fielding candidates who have more than two children.

In his plea, had submitted that a direction be issued to the (ECI) to insert an additional condition that "political party shall not set up candidates, who have more than two children".

A division bench of the apex court, headed by the said, "We could not pass any order directing the whose candidates are having more than two children."

"It is a constitutional court and we cannot direct the to do so," Justice Gogoi said while dismissing the petition.

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First Published: Mon, February 25 2019. 12:54 IST