The Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections Act,1952
Section 6. Withdrawal of candidature
(1) Any candidate may withdraw his candidature by a notice in writing in the prescribed form subscribed by him and delivered before three o’clock in the after-noon on the date fixed under clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 4, to the Returning Officer either by such candidate in person or by his proposer or seconder who has been authorised in this behalf in writing by such candidate.
(2) No person who has given a notice of withdrawal of his candidature under sub-section 91) shall be allowed to cancel the notice.
(3) The Returning Officer shall, on receiving a notice of withdrawal under sub-section 91), as soon as may be thereafter, cause a notice of the withdrawal to be affixed in some conspicuous place in his office.