Provision

Whoever with intent to affect the result of an election makes or publishes any statement purporting to be a statement of fact which is false and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, in relation to the personal character or conduct of any candidate shall be punished with fine.


Simply put

Whosoever with an intention to affect the result of an election makes or publishes the statement of facts on personal character or conduct that is false and he /she knows or believes it to be false or does not believe the statement of facts to be true then such an offender shall be punished with fine.



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