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FIR against Digvijay Singh for violating poll code

A case has been registered against Congress National General Secretary for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati during an election rally in Hardoi, police said on Wednesday.

india Updated: Apr 22, 2009 15:00 IST

A case has been registered against Congress National General Secretary Digvijay Singh for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati during an election rally here, police said on Wednesday.

The FIR was lodged against Congress leader Digvijay Singh at Mallwan police station last night for violating model code of conduct by making objectionable remarks during an election speech on April 20, they said.

Singh, during a meeting in support of Congress nominee from Misrikh seat on April 20 had allegedly said that if any party worker was harassed by the state government then BSP supremo Mayawati should remember that a CBI inquiry is being conducted against her.

He had also said that the Congress had the government at the Centre and that the CBI was also in Delhi. Sub-Divisional Magistrate Bilgram Anand Kumar said that the remarks made by the Congress leader amounted to violation of model code of conduct.