Monday, April 6, 2009

Section 49 O

Do U guys / gals know about section 49 O
Section 49-O of the Constitution
Did you know that there is a system in our constitution, as per the 1969 act, in section “49-O” that a person can go to the polling booth, confirm his identity, get his finger marked and convey the presiding election officer that he doesn’t want to vote anyone!
Yes such a feature is available, but obviously these seemingly notorious leaders have never disclosed it. This is called “49-O”.
Why should you go and say “I VOTE NOBODY“… because, in a ward, if a candidate wins, say by 123 votes, and that particular ward has received
“49-O” votes more than 123, then that polling will be cancelled and will have to be re-polled. Not only that, but the candidature of the contestants will be removed and they cannot contest the re-polling, since people had already expressed their decision on them. This would bring fear into parties and hence look for genuine candidates for their parties for election. This would change the way, of our whole political system… it is seemingly surprising why the election commission has not revealed such a feature to the public….
Please spread this news to as many as you know…Seems to be a wonderful weapon against corrupt parties in India… show your power,expressing your desire not to vote for anybody, is even more powerful than voting… so don’t miss your chance. So either vote, or vote not to vote (vote 49-O) and pass this info on…
“We, the people of India , can really use this power to save our nation”.
Use your vote right for a better INDIA .
Lakshmi Lakshmanan (angelsfirstrain)
A lonely gal in d city


  1. Well-said Lakshmi, Very informative thought, Most of us dont know about this section.

    In India, people are not treated as humans, That is why, this situation prevails.

    We need a new Buddha or Gandhi? When? A crore rupee question!

  2. Buddha / Gandhi plz dont ask them 2 com 2 dis Hell.Even if they com our society woud make them culprits.Let them b in our books itself!