Right to recall not recommended by law panel

No specific time frame for implementing various recommendations

GN Bureau | March 29, 2017


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The Law Commission which had examined the issues of right to rejection and the right to recall, has not recommended for the same, the Lok Sabha was informed.
 
Union minister PP Chaudhary said that the Law Commission of India was requested in January, 2013, to consider the issue of electoral reforms in its entirety after taking into consideration the reports of various committees in the past, views of the Election Commission and other stake-holders and suggest comprehensive measures for changes in the law expeditiously.
 
The Law Commission submitted its 244th and 255th reports containing recommendations on various aspects of conduct and management of elections. The Law Commission which had, inter-alia, examined the issues of right to rejection and the right to recall, has not recommended for the same.
 
Since the electoral reform is an ongoing process, no specific time frame can be indicated for implementing various recommendations, the minister said.
 
 

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