The Representation of the People Act,1951
Section 117. Security for costs
1[Security for costs. (1) At the time of presenting at election petition, the petitioner shall deposit in the High Court in accordance with the Rules of the High Court a suite of two thousand rupees is security for the costs of the petition.
(2) During the course of the tribal of an election petition, the High Court rally, at anytime call upon the petitioner to give such further security for costs as it may direct.
1. Subs. by Act 47 of 1966, sec. 51, for sections 117,118,119,119A and 120 (w.e.f. 14-12-1966)