BSP legislator booked for violating poll conduct

March 31st, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS  

Bahujan Samaj Party Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) A legislator of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and his supporter in Uttar Pradesh have been booked for defying the model code of conduct, police said Tuesday.
A case has been registered Monday against legislator Asif Khan ‘Babboo’ and a former village head Shiv Ratan Mishra at the Pali police station in Hardoi district, 110 km from here, for displaying firearms at an unauthorised public meeting.

“The illegal public meeting was organised last week in Simiria village to solicit support for Ram Kumar Kureel, the BSP nominee for the Hardoi Lok Sabha seat,” police inspector Akhilesh Singh told IANS on telephone.

He said the public meeting was organised without prior permission of the district administration.

“We will forward our report to the state election commission for further action against the two,” he added.

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