Poll contestants will now have to declare spouse income - Law ministry of India

Posted on:27 May 2017 14:07:51
Poll contestants will now have to declare spouse income - Law ministry of India
27 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Election contestants have to declare their own and their spouse's sources of earning in their contesting polls.

  • According to the Election Commission, the amendment is aimed at bringing in more transparency.

  • At present, it is mandatory for the poll contestants to disclose the details of assets and liabilities for self, spouse and three dependents in Form 26 at the filing of nomination papers but not the source of income.



  • Election contestants have to declare their own and their spouse's sources of earning in their contesting polls.

  • According to the Election Commission, the amendment is aimed at bringing in more transparency.

  • At present, it is mandatory for the poll contestants to disclose the details of assets and liabilities for self, spouse and three dependents in Form 26 at the filing of nomination papers but not the source of income.


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