ARTICLE 327, 328, 329 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is the Power of Parliament to make provision with respect to elections to Legislatures? What is the Power of Legislature of a State to make provision with respect to elections to such Legislature? What is Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters? Article 327, 328 and 329 of Constitution of India, 1949

Power of Parliament to make provision with respect to elections to Legislatures, Power of Legislature of a State to make provision with respect to elections to such Legislature and Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters are defined under Article 327, 328 and 329 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under this Article are:

 

 

Article 327 of Constitution of India "Power of Parliament to make provision with respect to elections to Legislatures"

Subject to the provisions of this constitution, Parliament may from time to time by law made provision with respect to all matters relating to, or in connection with, elections to either House of Parliament or to the House or either House of the Legislature of a State including the preparation of electoral rolls, the delimitation of constituencies and all other matters necessary for securing the due constitution of such House or Houses.

 

Article 328 of Constitution of India "Power of Legislature of a State to make provision with respect to elections to such Legislature"

Subject to the provisions of this Constitution and in so far as provision in that behalf is not made by Parliament, the Legislature of a State may from time to time bylaw make provision with respect to all matters relating to, or in connection with, the elections to the House or either House of the Legislature of the State including the preparation of electoral rolls and all other matters necessary for securing the due constitution of such House or Houses.

Article 329 of Constitution of India "Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters"

Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution -

(a) the validity of any law relating to the delimitation of constituencies or the allotment of seats to such constituencies, made or purporting to be made under Article 327 or Article 328, shall not be called in question in any court;

(b) No election to either House of Parliament or to the House or either House of the Legislature of a State shall be called in question except by an election petition presented to such authority and in such manner as may be provided for by or under any law made by the appropriate Legislature.

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