Complaint to Chief Election Commission of Punjab BJP: AAP MLAs accused of booth capturing in Jalandhar by-election; call for action

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Punjab BJP state president Ashwini Sharma has accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders of violating the rules of the Election Commission during the Jalandhar Lok Sabha elections. He has sent a complaint in this regard to the Chief Election Commissioner along with Punjab DGP, Chief Electoral Officer Punjab.

Ashwini Sharma said that the AAP government of Punjab is horrified and scared. He has alleged that AAP MLAs and workers from outside the district come to each assembly in Jalandhar. They say that according to the rules of the Election Commission, a person belonging to another district cannot live in the voting district.

Allegations made against these MLAs of AAP
Ashwani Sharma said that Ludhiana (North) MLA Madan Lal Bagga, Ludhiana (East) MLA Daljit Singh Bhola, Gurpreet Singh Gogi, Amritsar West Jasbir Singh Sandhu, Baba Bakala MLA Dalbir Singh Tong, Markfed President Sham Sundar and Several other AAP party leaders were said to be involved in illegal activities. He alleged that all the above leaders and workers kept campaigning at the booths in violation of the model code of conduct. He also made allegations of distribution of money and liquor.

Demand for arrest by filing case against MLAs
He demanded arrest and other types of legal action by registering cases against AAP MLAs and leaders and workers for violating the Model Code of Conduct under the Indian Penal Code, Public Act, 1950 and other Acts.

Sharma also demanded cancellation of assembly membership of AAP MLAs. He told the basis of this was illegal distribution of money, booth capturing, illegal campaigning, creating pressure, threatening people etc. in the constituency by the accused MLAs and leaders.

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