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Three candidates booked

Three candidates booked

Tribune News Service

Faridabad, May 21

The police have registered a case against the BJP candidate Krishan Pal Gurjar, Congress Candidate Mahender Pratap Singh and INLD candidate Sunil Tewatia for alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct. This is the first instance of the election norms being violated in the Lok Sabha constituency here in the campaign so far. As the campaigning will come to an end on May 23, the polling is scheduled to be held on May 25.

The FIR has been registered under Section 3-A of the Prevention of Defacement of Property Act 1989, in response to a complaint lodged by an official on election duty, it is reported.

It is alleged that the political advertisements and publicity material of the BJP candidate have been found installed at various spots. Party flags were also found installed at the community centre in Pali village, it is alleged. A show-cause notice had been issued to Gurjar and he failed to submit a reply to the notice. A case has been registeredsaid the official sources.

The police have also registered a case against Tewatia and Singh in a similar case.

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