Section 135C Representation of the People Act, 1951

 Section 135C Representation of the People Act, 1951: 

Liquor not to be sold, given or distributed on polling day.—

(1) No spirituous, fermented or intoxicating liquors or other substances of a like nature shall be sold, given or distributed at a hotel, eating house, tavern, shop or any other place, public or private, within a polling area during the period of forty-eight hours ending with the hour fixed for the conclusion of the poll for any election in that polling area.

(2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1), shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees, or with both.

(3) Where a person is convicted of an offence under this section, the spirituous, fermented or intoxicating liquors or other substances of a like nature found in his possession shall be liable to confiscation and the same shall be disposed of in such manner as may be prescribed.

Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 135C Representation of the People Act, 1951:  

Murlidhar vs State Of Rajasthan And Ors. on 5 October, 1999

Sat Pal vs State Of Haryana & Others on 17 March, 2009


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