Indore: ​​​​Show​-​cause notice ​to Cong​​​mayor​al​ candidate Sanjay Shukla

Accused of tarnishing IMC's image with fake videos​

Staff ReporterUpdated: Saturday, July 02, 2022, 10:26 PM IST
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Indore (Madhya Pradesh)

A show-cause notice ​has been served to Congress party’s​ ​mayoral candidate Sanjay Shukla ​for tarnishing the image of the​ Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) and ​violating the Model Code of​ Conduct. ​This is the fourth notice served to Shukla during the ongoing electioneering. ​

On the instruction of ​​district election ​o​fficer Manish Singh​​,​ assistant ​returning ​o​fficer (Mayor) Rajesh Rathod issued the notice to​ Shukla.

According to official information, ​they received a complaint that Shukla had uploaded a video on his Facebook page which he claimed was action being taken by IMC staff.

Actually, it is clearly visible that the video of Ulhas Nagar Municipal Corporation, Maharashtra, and video is fake and has been uploaded in an attempt to ​create an​ atmosphere of fear, hatred and resentment among the general publictowards the employees of the IMC. This deed is a violation of the Code​ of Conduct and IT Act 2000​, the complaint added.​

From the facts mentioned in the complaint and watching ​ the attached video, prima facie it appears to the ​district ​magistrate​ and ​district ​e​lection ​o​fficer, the Congress party mayor​al​ candidate is​ guilty of violation of prohibitory orders and relevant sections ​IT Act. However, Shukla has been asked to explain the reasons within​ ​24 hours of getting the notice as to why legal action should not be​ ​taken against ​him? Ex-parte action will be taken against him in case​ of non-submission of satisfactory answers within the stipulated time​ ​frame.

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