Allahabad High Court sets aside election of SP member
Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court, on Tuesday, set aside the election of the ruling Samajwadi Party member Ram Singh from Patti assembly constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
- The petitioner had contended that as many as 955 votes were not counted at all in the election which had taken place in 2012.
- The Court has held the then Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) and returning officer Sharda Prasad guilty .
- The Court has also asked for the action against the then District Magistrate of Pratapgarh and other officials.
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