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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Law and Justice
LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1473
TO BE ANSWERED ON MONDAY, THE 5TH DECEMBER, 2011
Changes in Electoral Laws

1473. SHRL RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of LAW and JUSTICE be pleased to state:-

(a) Whether Government proposes to introduce the right to reject and the right to recall for the electorate by amending the electoral laws; and

(b) If not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF LAW AND JUSTICE
(SHRI SALMAN KHURSHID)

(a) and (b): The right to recall and the right to reject are the issues along with other proposals of electoral reforms to be discussed in the meeting with all political parties. The matter involves deep study and careful consideration in consultation with the political parties before a decision could be arrived at.