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EC bars former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda from contesting polls for 3 years

Koda was charged for furnishing false election expenditure records after the 2009 Jharkhand Assembly polls

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EC bars former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda from contesting polls for 3 years

(ECI) on Wednesday restricted former Jharkhand chief minister from contesting polls for 3 years for filing incorrect election expenses.

Koda was charged for furnishing false election expenditure records after the 2009 Jharkhand Assembly polls.

He was elected as an Independent MP from in Jharkhand in 2009.

Koda had made an alleged expenditure of about Rs. 10 crore during his election campaign against Rs. 25 lakh as stipulated under the EC guidelines for parliamentary polls that time.

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First Published: Thu, September 28 2017. 03:44 IST
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