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Pramod Tiwari, Raja Bhaiyya under house arrest

IANS  |  Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh) 

Senior and former Tiwari was placed under house arrest on Sunday in where polling is taking place for the Lok Sabha elections.

Independent MLA and 12 others were also placed under house arrest.

Tiwari, and others will be allowed to move out of their houses only to cast their vote.

is voting in the sixth phase of elections and the contest on this seat has become four-cornered with Raja Bhaiyya's Jansatta Dal also making its presence felt.

The candidate is Ratna Singh, the BJP has named Sangam Lal Gupta as its candidate, the SP-BSP alliance candidate is and has fielded Akshay

Meanwhile, Raja Bhaiyya said that putting him under house arrest was unfair since not a single of the ruling BJP has been given the same treatment.

Tiwari said that he had never interfered in the law and order situation and putting him under house arrest was unjustified.



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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 13:46 IST