Section 37 Withdrawal of candidature - Representation of the People Act, 1951
What is the procedure for Withdrawal of candidature? Section 37 of Representation of the People Act, 1951
Section 37 : Withdrawal of candidature
(1) Any candidate may withdraw his candidature by a notice in writing which
shall contain such particulars as may be prescribed and shall be subscribed by
him and delivered before three o'clock in the afternoon on the day fixed under
clause (c) of section 30 to the returning officer either by such candidate in
person or by his proposer, or election agent who has been authorized in this
behalf in writing by such candidate.
(2) No person who has given a notice of withdrawal of his candidature under
sub-section (1) shall be allowed to cancel the notice.
(3) The returning officer shall, on being satisfied as to the genuineness of
a notice of withdrawal and the identity of the person delivering it under
sub-section (1), cause the notice to be affixed in some conspicuous place in his