‘Candidates contesting elections must disclose source of income’

New Delhi, Feb 16 : The Supreme Court on Friday directed all candidates contesting elections to disclose their sources of income, including those of their spouse and dependent children.

In a landmark judgement, a bench headed by Justice J.

Chelameswar said the candidate has to disclose his, his wife's and dependent children's source of income when they file nomination for elections.

The court verdict came on a petition filed by NGO, Lok Prahari.



Source: IANS