EC files FIR Against Gautam Gambhir


The Election Commission has asked the Delhi Police to register an FIR against Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Gautam Gambhir.

The BJP’s latest recruit had not taken permission for his rally on April 25 in Delhi’s Jangpura, violating the model code of conduct, the Election Commission said.

Earlier on Friday, AAP accused Gautam Gambhir of having two voter ID Cards which is a criminal office. Speaking to media, AAP nominee from Delhi East Atishi filed a criminal complaint in the trial court against cricketer & BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir on the issue. Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court to hear the matter on May 1.

Taking a dig at the 37-year-old former cricketer, Atishi tweeted, saying “First, Discrepancies in nomination papers. Then, Criminal offence of having 2 voter IDs. Now, FIR for illegal rally. My question to @GautamGambhir:  When you don’t know the rules, why play the game? (sic)”

Earlier, Gambhir landed in a controversy after AAP leader Atishi filed a petition alleging that Gautam Gambhir had provided false information in his nomination papers. Atishi claimed that Gautam Gambhir is a registered voter in Delhi’s Karol Bagh as well as Rajinder Nagar, both of which fall under the Central Delhi parliamentary seat. The court will hear the case on May 1.

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