A) If he fails to win the election.
B) If a candidate fails to obtain more than one-tenth of the total number of valid votes cast in his constituency.
C) If a .candidate fails to obtain more than one-sixth of the total number of valid votes cast in his constituency.
D) None of these
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Every candidate whose nomination paper was found valid must have made the requisite deposit of Rs. 10,000/- in the case of an election from a Parliamentary Constituency or as the case may be, Rs. 5000/- in the case of an election from an Assembly Constituency. (The amount of deposit is half in the case of a candidate belonging to a scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe). As per the Election Commission of India Rules, if the candidate fails to get a minimum of one-sixth of the total valid votes polled, the deposit goes to the treasury.
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