Section 171G Indian Penal Code
Section 171G of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is about False statement in connection with an election. It is under CHAPTER IXA (OF OFFENCESRELATING TO ELECTIONS) of the Code.
False statement in connection with an election
Whoever with intent to affect the result of an election makes or publishes any statement purporting to be a statement of fact which is false and which he either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, in relation to the personal character or conduct of any candidate shall be punished with fine.