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NC moves Election Comm over alleged violation of MCC by PDP

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Opposition NC today approached the Commission alleging that the ruling PDP had violated the by recruiting party workers and activists as Special Police Officers in poll bound areas.

"The filed a complaint against the violation of the (MCC) by the local administration at the behest of PDP leaders and asked the Commission to take immediate cognisance and action," NC Kashmir province president, Nasir Aslam Wani said here.

In the complaint with the Chief Electoral Office (CEO), he said we have pointed out that how through various channels, the state was continuing with the "unfair" process of recruiting PDP workers and activists as SPOs in Pulwama District (in south Kashmir's Anantnag constituency) and Kangan Assembly Segment (in seat) in violation of the MCC.

"Some of these illegal recruitments were being carried out through back-dated orders and we request the EC to take immediate cognisance and action as per law," he said.

The party had yesterday filed a complaint pointing to various developmental work either being identified or taken-up at various places in Chrar-e-Sharief, Budgam, Khan Sahib and with the approval of the local administration and the state

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 20:08 IST