contestants are complete in all respects and to reject theaffidavits having blank particulars.
2)In order to maintain purity of elections and to bringtransparency in the process of election, this Court, in
Association for Democratic Reforms (supra)
, directedthe Election Commission of India-Respondent No. 1 herein toissue necessary orders, in exercise of its power under Article324 of the Constitution, to call for information on affidavitfrom each candidate seeking election to the Parliament or aState Legislature as a necessary part of his nominationpaper furnishing therein information relating to hisconviction/acquittal/discharge in any criminal offence in thepast, any case pending against him of any offencepunishable with imprisonment for 2 years or more,information regarding assets (movable, immovable, bankbalance etc.) of the candidate as well as of his/her spouseand that of dependants, liability, if any, and the educationalqualification of the candidate.