A bench of Justice SK Kaul and Justice MM Sundaresh declined to entertain a petition challenging Section 61A of the 1951 Act, which deals with voting machines in elections.
Advocate ML SharmaThe petitioner referred to Article 100 of the Constitution and said that it is a mandatory provision.
Article 100 deals with voting in the Houses, the power of houses To function irrespective of vacancies and quorum.
“I have challenged Section 61A of the Representation of the People Act that it has not been passed through voting. Lok Sabha either Rajya Sabha,” They said.
The bench asked, “You are challenging what is in it? House, Are you challenging the general vote? What are you challenging?”
Sharma said he is challenging Section 61A of the Act, which allows the use of EVMs, as it was not passed in the House through voting.
The bench said orally, “We did not find any merit… was dismissed.”
argument that made Union Law Ministry One party sought to declare the provision “void, illegal and unconstitutional”.