New Delhi: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has moved the Delhi High Court challenging a show cause notice issued by the Election Commission which has found him guilty of failing to give his correct expenses in the 2009 assembly polls.

Chavan, an MP from Nanded parliamentary seat, was given a 20-day deadline on July 13 to respond to the show cause notice of the poll panel which has held he has “failed to lodge his account of election expenses in the manner required by the (Representation of the People) Act and rules.”

The finding of the commission, which formed the basis of the show cause notice, could pave the way for his disqualification as MP and bar him from contesting polls for three years.

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