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India: Text of submission to the supreme court about separation of religion and politics

Thursday 3 November 2016, by siawi3

Source: http://sacw.net/article12994.html

Text of submission to the supreme court about separation of religion and politics at election time as in Representation of People’s Act

28 October 2016

Seven Judge Constitutional Bench looking at the crucial issue of Section 123(3) of the Representation of People’s Act which is-at election time-the section of the law to create a wall of separation between Religion and Politics and enforce and ensure the Constitutional Mandate of Secularism.
One of the aspects of the Reference being heard is that of the wrong interpretation in our view that an appeal to Hindutva is not an appeal to religion.

PDF - 197.1 kb here:

161027 Written Submission (IN HINDUTAVA MATTER IN CA NO. 37 OF 1992)
by Indira Jaising