Punjab

Balachaur RO issues notice to MLA Darshan Lal Mangupur for violating ECI’s order

Punjab Tribune Bureau | January 11, 2022 10:33 PM
Punjab Tribune Bureau


Instructs to submit reply within 24 hours

 Nawanshahr/Balachaur: Balachaur Returning Officer (RO)-cum-Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Deepak Rohella on Tuesday issued notice to local MLA Darshan Lal Mangupur for violation of poll code.

In the notice issued, the Returning Officer said that MLA Darshan Lal Mangupur had violated the ban orders of Election Commission of India (ECI)
by holding meeting with sarpanchs of 25 villages in Rattowal village of district on Tuesday and planned party's activities with them.

The pictures of the meeting were also shared by the complainant and also uploaded on social media groups in which 46 persons were found taking part in the meeting and no one was wearing masks.

He said that the MLA had been instructed to submit the reply within 24 hours in this regard. A copy of the notice had also been forwarded to the District Election Officer.

He said that ECI had prohibited any kind of public meeting, rally or road show till January 15.

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