Court : Supreme Court of India
Decided on : Oct-09-1985
Reported in : AIR1986SC300; 1985(2)SCALE749; (1985)4SCC621; Supp3SCR622; 1986(1)LC25(SC)
..... (1)(a) to (e) and the provisions of the representation of the people act (including section 10) is the preservation of the purity and integrity of the election process by preventing government or state employees from taking part in the elections. but then section 10 appears to confine the disqualification, in so far as it relates to employees of government companies to the 'top ..... the interim order we think that where an election is set aside for no fault of his, such as a corrupt practice committed by him or his agent or a disqualification suffered by him, but on the ground that someone else's nomination had been improperly rejected, the more appropriate order would perhaps be to grant an absolute stay so that ..... ) if he holds any office of profit under the government of india or the government of any state specified in the first schedule, other than an office declared by the legislature of the state by law not to disqualify its holder ; (b) if he is of unsound mind and stands so declared by a competent court; (c) if he is an undischarged insolvent ..... o chinnappa reddy, j.1. shri kirpal singh was elected to the punjab legislative assembly from majitha constituency at the general elections held in 1972. his election was set aside by high court in an election petition filed by one of the defeated .....Tag this Judgment!