Bareilly: On the third day of the announcement of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, an FIR has been registered against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA of Bhojipura assembly constituency of Bareilly district on January 10 for violating the model code of conduct and corona protocol. The District Magistrate of Bareilly gave this information.
On January 9, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former minister Shahjeel Islam had complained to the district administration in the said matter.
Islam had alleged through a viral video that BJP MLA Bahoran Lal Maurya himself distributed blankets at Swami Divyanand Ashram auditorium in Bhojipura on January 9 and there has also been a violation of Corona guidelines.
District Magistrate Manvendra Singh said that after preliminary investigation of the viral video and the complaint of the complainant, Block Development Officer and Assistant Election Officer Atul Yadav filed a complaint against the MLA of Bhojipura assembly constituency, Bahoran Lal Maurya, under relevant sections of the Representation of the People Act, Epidemic Act and Disaster Management Acts. An FIR has been lodged on Monday under
The Election Commission has banned rallies, meetings in five states to be held next month in view of the rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
According to the Indian Express, former BSP MLA RS Kushwaha, who had joined the Samajwadi Party a few months back, was booked on January 9 for organizing a public meeting in a school without permission at Nighasan in Lakhimpur Kheri district. .
Circle Officer (Lakhimpur Kheri) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal said Kushwaha told him that the meeting was decided long before the Model Code of Conduct came into force on January 8.
“Since the meeting was pre-scheduled, people kept on reaching the venue,” he said.
Imran Masood, who left the Congress and joined the SP on January 10, was booked for allegedly holding a meeting of his supporters at his residence in Saharanpur without taking permission from the authorities.
Additional Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar said that an FIR has been registered against 10 people for violating the COVID-19 protocol.
Here in West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party’s national vice president Dilip Ghosh was on Tuesday stopped from rallying while campaigning for the party’s candidates in the Asansol municipal elections, following which a heated argument broke out between the police and Ghosh.
Police claim that Ghosh had campaigned with a large number of people in violation of the COVID rules. At the same time, the former state BJP president denied the allegation and said that only five party workers were with him.
Ghosh said, “The policemen of West Bengal are working at the behest of Trinamool Congress. People want to meet me. If they want to talk to me in the morning while I have tea, can they be included in the list of publishers? But they can’t shake us like this. We will campaign under the guidelines of the State Election Commission.
During this, Ghosh was seen arguing with the policemen.
(with input from news agency language)
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