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Section 73 Publication of results of general elections to the House of the People and the State Legislative Assemblies - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the rule for Publication of results of general elections to the House of the People and the State Legislative Assemblies? Section 73 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 73 : Publication of results of general elections to the House of the People and the State Legislative Assemblies

Where a general election is held for the purpose of constituting a new House of the People or a new State Legislative Assembly, there shall be notified by the Election Commission in the Official Gazette, as soon as may be after the results of the elections in all the constituencies] [other than those in which the poll could not be taken for any reason on the date originally fixed under clause (d) of section 30 or for which the time for completion of the election has been extended under the provisions of section 153 have been declared by the returning officer under the provisions of section 53 or, as the case may be, section 66, the names of the members elected for those constituencies and upon the issue of such notification that House or Assembly shall be deemed to be duly constituted:

 

Provided that the issue of such notification shall not be deemed -

(a) to preclude -

(i) the taking of the poll and the completion of the election in any Parliamentary or Assembly constituency or constituencies in which the poll could not be taken for any reason on the date originally fixed under clause (d) of section 30; or

(ii) the completion of the election in any Parliamentary or Assembly constituency or constituencies for which time has been extended under the provisions of section 153; or

(b) to affect the duration of the House of the People or the State Legislative Assembly, if any, functioning immediately before the issue of the said notification.

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

CHAPTER VII - Publication of election Results and Nominations

Section 71 Publication of results of elections to the Council of States and of names of persons nominated by the President

Section 72 Repealed by the Territorial Councils Act, 1956

Section 73 Publication of results of general elections to the House of the People and the State Legislative Assemblies

Section 73A Special provisions as to certain elections

Section 74 Publication of results of elections to the State Legislative Councils and of names of persons nominated to such Councils

CHAPTER VIIA - DECLARATION OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

Section 75A Declaration of assets and liabilities

Section 76 Application of Chapter

Section 77 Account of election expenses and maximum thereof

Section 78 Lodging of account with the district election officer

PART VA FREE SUPPLY OF CERTAIN MATERIAL TO CANDIDATES OF RECOGNISED POLITICAL PARTIES

Section 78A Free supply of copies of electoral rolls

Section 78B Supply of certain items to candidates, etc

PART VI DISPUTES REGARDING ELECTIONS

CHAPTER I - Interpretation

Section 79 Definitions

CHAPTER II Presentation of Election Petitions to High Court

Section 80 Election petitions

Section 80A High Court to try election petitions

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