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Central Government Act
Section 123(4) in The Representation of the People Act, 1951
(4) The publication by a candidate or his agent or by any other person 9[with the consent of a candidate or his election agent], of any statement of fact which is false, and which he either believes to be false or does not believe to be true, in relation to the personal character or conduct of any candidate or in relation to the candidature, or withdrawal,10[***] of any candidate, being a statement reasonably calculated to prejudice the prospects of that candidate’s election.