Section 125A Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc - Representation of the People Act, 1951
What is Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc?
Section 125A of Representation of the People Act, 1951
Section 125A : Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc
A candidate who himself or through his proposer, with intent to be elected in
an election, -
(i) fails to furnish information relating to sub-section (1) of section 33A;
(ii) give false information which he knows or has reason to believe to be
(iii) conceals any information,
in his nomination paper delivered under sub-section (1) of section 33 or in
his affidavit which is required to be delivered under sub-section (2) of section
33A, as the case may be, shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other
law for the time being in force, be punishable with imprisonment for a term
which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.