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Rakibul Hussain Accused Of Violating Model Code Of Conduct

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GUWAHATI, April 4: Assam poll officials have showcased Congress’ Dhubri parliamentary constituency candidate Rakibul Hussain for alleged violation of election Model Code of Conduct (MCC).

Bilasipara district’s MCC cell nodal officer in a letter to the president and secretary of the party’s district unit alleged that the Congress MLA had organised a public meeting on March 28 at Simultala without the prior permission of the district election officer.

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The proceedings of the meeting were also aired live on social media, according to the letter made available to journalists on Thursday.

“This is a gross violation of the MCC issued by the Election Commission of India,” the letter stated.

The Congress office-bearers have been asked to submit a written reply within three days on why necessary action should not be initiated for violation of the guidelines.

A Congress spokesperson here said they are inquiring into the allegations and will draft a reply accordingly.

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Dhubri parliamentary constituency will go to the polls in the third phase on May 7.

Hussain is pitted against sitting AIUDF MP Badruddin Ajmal and AGP’s Zaved Islam. (PTI)

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