Section 125A Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc? Section 125A of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 125A : Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc

A candidate who himself or through his proposer, with intent to be elected in an election, -

 

 

(i) fails to furnish information relating to sub-section (1) of section 33A; or

(ii) give false information which he knows or has reason to believe to be false; or

(iii) conceals any information,

in his nomination paper delivered under sub-section (1) of section 33 or in his affidavit which is required to be delivered under sub-section (2) of section 33A, as the case may be, shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

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