Arikala Narasa Reddy Vs. Venkata Ram Reddy Reddygari & Anr.

Arikala Narasa Reddy Vs. Venkata Ram Reddy Reddygari & Anr.
Election – Equal votes to two candidates
Civil Appeal Nos. 5710-5711 of 2012-Decided on 4-2-2014.
In view of the above, we reach the inescapable conclusion that even after deciding the Recrimination Petition, the appellant and the respondent no.1 have received equal number of votes. …. In such a fact-situation the decision as to who will be the returned candidate is to be decided by the draw of lots by virtue of the provisions of Section 102 of the Act. …. In view of the above, in the presence of all the learned counsel for the parties we have drawn the lots in the open Court and by draw of lots, the appellant succeeds. …. The appeals stand disposed of accordingly in favour of appellant. No costs…read more