‘We have moved an amendment asking candidates to file affidavits regarding their criminal record.’
Ramesh Chennithala, MP, Congress
‘If the BJP doesn’t agree with the Supreme Court verdict, that is its problem, not ours.’
Oscar Fernandes, General Secretary, Congress
‘We welcome the court order. It more or less endorses what our party has been saying.’
A.B. Bardhan, General Secretary, CPI
‘It’s not a question of judiciary versus the legislature. The issue is about upholding the voter’s...