NEW DELHI : The Congress on Thursday petitioned the Election Commission to register FIR and arrest Baba Ramdev and BJP’s Alwar candidate Mahant Chandnath for distributing money to seek votes.
“This is a serious electoral offence. The candidate should be disqualified,” AICC Legal Cell secretary K C Mittal said in the petition. He pointed out that both Ramdev and the candidate were shown on TV channels as talking about distribution of money to seek votes in Alwar. The Congress has fielded Rahul Gandhi’s close aide Jitendra Singh to seek re-election from Alwar.