Lucknow: The Samajwadi Occasion (SP) attacked the Bharatiya Janata Occasion on Friday, saying that over 24 of its state and union ministers have been engaged in campaigning for Ghosi meeting by-poll, misusing authorities automobiles and equipment and pressurising the voters to vote in favour of the BJP.
“All this can be a clear violation of model code of conduct (MCC)”, mentioned a delegation led by SP nationwide secretary Rajendra Chaudhary when it met the Uttar Pradesh chief electoral officer (CEO) on Friday.
The delegation gave a memorandum to the CEO and demanded free and truthful polls.
The memorandum mentioned that the BJP leaders have been summoning ration sellers, authorities contractors and merchants and urgent them to work to compel the voters to vote in favour of the ruling occasion’s candidate.
The memorandum additionally mentioned that the engineers and officers of the electrical energy division have been going to the homes of the voters who supported the SP and making an attempt to terrorise them within the identify of electrical energy connection checking. “Thus, it is vitally essential to verify the functioning of the BJP ministers, leaders, police administration and energy division’s engineers and implement the MCC in letter and spirit totally free, truthful, and fearless by-poll”, mentioned the memorandum.
The assertion issued by Rajendra Chaudhary after the assembly mentioned that the delegation additionally advised the UP CEO that in minority-dominated areas, the police have been impounding two-wheelers, automobiles or tractors parked outdoors residents’ homes and taking them away to police stations. “That is being achieved to intimidate the minority voters in order that they don’t vote on the voting day”, mentioned Chaudhary within the assertion.
No Muslims, Yadavs on obligation: SP
SP nationwide secretary Rajendra Chaudhary within the assertion mentioned that among the many 15 police sub-inspectors, 83 head constables and 50 ladies inspectors deployed in Ghosi by-poll space from September 2 until the top of the polls, none was Yadav and Muslim. This record of deployment was made on the indication of the ministers as half of the conspiracy to cut back the voters’ turnout. The BJP’s functioning was influencing the by-poll, he mentioned.