Right to Reject: Political parties will be forced to nominate less tainted candidates, says N Gopalaswami

After Supreme Court on Friday directed the Election Commission to provide a button on voting machines to allow voters to reject all candidates contesting an election, Former Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami said that the ruling will force the political parties to nominate such candidates who are less controversial and supports less tainted records. Gopalaswami also said that this will increase the percentage of people who turn up to vote.