Report No. 255
(iii) Section 82:
- Delete the word "and" present after the semi-colon at the end of subclause (a).
- After sub-clause (a), insert proviso with the words, "Provided that in cases where the petitioner makes an additional declaration that he himself or any candidate has been duly elected, no contesting candidates who have lost their security deposit shall be joined by the petitioner as respondents to his petition;"
- Add the word "and" at the end of the end of the newly added proviso to sub-clause (a) after the semi-colon.
- In sub-clause (b), at the beginning, before the words "any other candidate", add the following words, "Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-clause (a),"