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Which of the Following Sections is Related to Governance of the Registration of Political Parties Whose Name Has Been Replaced with (3) in the Passage Above? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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The Election Commission of India declared the [1] led by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma as a national party. This made the [1], formed by his father and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A. Sangma in 2013, the first from the north-eastern region to earn the tag. The party has been granted recognition under the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, [2]. Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of [3] of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. An association seeking registration under the said Section has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 30 days following the date of its formation, as per the guidelines prescribed by the Commission in exercise of the powers conferred by [4] of the Constitution of India and [3] of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. In its order, the ECI said that the [1] was given the national party status for fulfilling conditions such as polling more than 6% of the total votes in the last general election and being recognised as a State party in at least four States.

Which of the following sections is related to governance of the registration of political parties whose name has been replaced with '[3]' in the passage above?

Options

  • Section 5A

  • Section 9A

  • Section 29A

  • Section 7A

Solution

Section 29A

Explanation:

Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. An association seeking registration under the said Section has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 30 days following the date of its formation, as per the guidelines prescribed by the Commission in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 324 of the Constitution of India and Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.

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