Violation of model code of conduct, Tandon and 6 BJP councillors issued show cause notice

Last Updated: Mar 14 2019 18:15

The UT Administration has served show cause notices to BJP chief Sanjay Tandon, four BJP councillors and two other nominated councillors for violating the model code of conduct. As per the show-cause notice, political meetings were held on government property that is in community centre sector 29, Ram Darbar and sector 37 on March 12 which is a gross violation of the model code of conduct for Lok Sabha election.

Those who have been served notices are Sanjay Tandon, BJP councillors Arun Sood, Ravikant Sharma, Shakti Prakash Devshali, Bharat Kumar, nominated councillors Haji Mohammad Khurshid Ali, Satprakash Aggarwal. Notices have also been issued to three officials of Municipal Corporation namely Ankur Bansal, Manoj Vyas and Ram Singh.

Meanwhile the notice to BJP Chief, councillors and nominated councillor stated that they ought to explain if they sought any permission because holding political meeting is a violation of the code of conduct. Also, it was asked as to why action against them may not be taken.