Free Press Journal

4 candidates barred from contesting Lok Sabha polls


Gonda: Four candidates who had contested the previous Lok Sabha polls from Gonda and Kaiserganj seats have been barred from contesting the elections for three years for violating Election Commission directives.

“The commission has barred these four candidates of 2009 elections from contesting for a period of three years for not submitting the details of their expenditure,” District Magistrate and District Election Officer Ajay Kumar Upadhya said.

These candidates are Vidya Sagar (Apna Dal), Om Prakash (independent) of Gonda seat, Ram Prakash (RPI-A) and Raj Kishore Singh (independent) of Kaiserganj seat.