The Election Commission of India on Thursday put BJP sitting MP from Bulandshahr behind his house after the Lawmaker violated Model Code of Conduct on the Voting Day. Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) sitting MP and a nominee for the polls 2019 Bhola Singh entered a polling booth today despite being stopped from the security.
Singh was wearing a band that has the symbol ‘Kamal’ of Bharatiya Janata Party, which amounts to a poll code violation.
Following which the Administration taking cognizance issued notice and ordered him to be confined to his house till the Polling on parliamentary seat gets over. Action against the sitting MP has been taken on the ground of Violation of Poll Code.
Reported, the Sitting MP was initially barred from entering the polling station by the security forces but he called the district magistrate which allowed him to enter the booth.
However, as soon as the video of the same gets viral on Social Media, the District Magistrate took a strong cognizance following an action.
Bulandsharhr is among the eight Lok Sabha Seats going to poll from the state in Phase-II of voting. Other Parliamentary seats include Nagina, Amroha, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri.
Bhola Singh who is seeking another term from the seat will take on Congress candidate Bansi Lal Pahadia and Samajwadi Party leader Yogesh Verma. He had in 2014 Lok Sabha Polls defeated Pradeep Kumar Jatav of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) with a landslide margin of over 4 Lakh Votes.
80 seats of the state will go to polls in all seven phases starting from April 11 till May 19. The Lok Sabha Seats of – Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Kairana, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat and Bijnor have already voted on April 11. While other Others 8 seats of the state is voting today as a part of the Phase-II voting.
Counting of votes will take place on May 23, four days after the final round of Polling.
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