AAP plea to Election Commission to stop violation of code by Akali Dal candidates
SAD and Congress trying to disturb peace in Punjab : Gurpreet Singh Waraich
5 DARIYA NEWS
5 Dariya News
Chandigarh , 26 Jan 2017
Gurpreet Singh Waraich, state convener of Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) today appealed to Election Commission of India to check the continues violations of model code of election by Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) candidates and district officials taking it leniently.Waraich in a statement said that every time it was not possible to file complaints of code violation but the district election officers has the powers to take suomoto notice of violations reported by media. He said that Gulzar Singh Ranike SAD candidate from Attari had held an election meeting in Gurdwara at Jhitte ke village without taking permission from election authorities.AAP leader said that as per a report in the media the Assistant Election Officer of Attari assembly was not even aware of any such rally of SAD. Waraich said that SAD workers were served tea and Jalebis in the Gurdawara. The newspaper that carried the report has claimed that they have video recording to Ranike addressing election meeting in the Gurdwara. The Akali workers also violated sanctity of religious place by entering with shoes and without covering their heads, he added.Waraich said that SAD and Congress have hatched a conspiracy to defame AAP and workers of these two parties were found distributing liquor and money in Kharar in vehicles bearing AAP flags. A complaint in this regard has been made to EC by AAP candidate Kanwar Sandhu. At some places posters of AAP were torn by SAD workers. He said that Police was going soft on such incidents.Waraich also appealed the EC to investigate the fake letter posted on social media in the name of Sanjay Singh, national leader of party. He said that AAP has full faith in EC authorities and satisfied over arrangements made for a free and fair poll. Unfortunately, SAD.BJP and Congress are trying to disturb peaceful atmosphere.