Guna: 2 panchayat secretaries suspended for violating model code

One of the panchayat secretaries was found promoting his own family member who was standing as the candidate.

FP News ServiceUpdated: Friday, July 08, 2022, 10:48 PM IST
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Guna (Madhya Pradesh): Two panchayat secretaries were suspended for campaigning for their own relatives at polling stations of Aoran and Dagari villages of Guna district. According to information, Gram Panchayat Secretary Bharat Singh Yadav is currently working at Aaron.

He was found promoting his own family member who was standing as the candidate. While he was campaigning, one of the villagers recorded his video and sent it to Zila Panchayat chief executive officer (CEO) Vivek Raghuvanshi.

Similarly, Gram Panchayat Dagrai secretary Neelam Singh Yadav was also seen asking for votes in the favour of his wife, who is contesting for the post of sarpanch at Gram Panchayat Mohasa Kala. Here too, one of the residents filmed his actions of violating the rules and sent it to the Panchayat CEO.

After investigating the matter, Panchayat CEO Vivek suspended both the panchayat secretaries for violating the model code of conduct.

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