SC decides dispute regarding election of vice president - Indian polity and Governance

Q.  Who is authorized to decide a dispute regarding election of vice president?
- Published on 06 May 15

a. President
b. Supreme Court
c. Election Commissioner
d. President in constitution with Election Commission

ANSWER: Supreme Court
Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1966, which abolished the election tribunals and transferred the election petitions to the high courts whose orders can be appealed to Supreme Court. However, election disputes regarding the election of President and Vice-President are directly heard by the Supreme Court.

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