The relief sought by the petitioner is that the 46 voters, who were not allowed to cast their votes, be allowed to do same and the said Polling Booth be also declared as void: HIGH COURT OF MADHYA PRADESH AT INDORE
The writ petition being devoid of merits, is hereby dismissed by HIGH COURT OF MADHYA PRADESH AT INDORE in the case of REKHA V. ELECTION COMMISSION through HON’BLE JUSTICE SUBODH ABHYANKAR
FACTS OF THE CASE
The facts of the case are that the petitioner is that she had contested the election at Polling Booth No.199 of Gram Panchayat, Ghodi Bujurg, Tehsil- Jhirniya, District-Khargone, which was held on 25.6.2022 and the petitioner came to know that 46 voters, who were present in the premises of the said Polling Booth, were not allowed to cast their votes by the Returning Officer and hence on 29.6.2022 she also submitted her application for an enquiry should be made for such irregularity. 03. In the petition the relief sought by the petitioner is that the 46 voters, who were not allowed to cast their votes, be allowed to do same and the said Polling Booth be also declared as void. It is further submitted that the application 29.6.2022 filed by the petitioner has been wrongly rejected by the Returning Officer on 29.6.2022.
In this case, this Court finds that no interference is called for in the present case, considering the fact that objection itself was taken by the petitioner on 29.6.2022 whereas the election took place on 25.6.2022, thus the application has been rightly rejected by the respondents and as such no interference is called for. Thus, the writ petition being devoid of merits, is hereby dismissed. However, with liberty reserved to the petitioner to take recourse of the remedy available to her under the law including filing of an election petition.
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