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Delhi Congress lodges complaint against AAP, BJP for poll code violation

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Wednesday lodged a complaint with the (CEO) accusing of putting pressure on parents of children enrolled in government schools to vote for their candidates in the polls and sought action for violation of model code of conduct.

The six member delegation of headed by Mangat also complained against for alleged violation of poll code ahead of the elections.

"The delegation complained to the about the government pressurising parents of students from government schools to vote for the candidates of in the upcoming elections," said a statement.

No reaction was available immediately from the AAP.

The Congress leaders brought to the CEO's notice large number of posters and hoardings of and at petrol pumps, Metro rail pillars, Mohalla Clinics, DTC buses, and other such places owned by agencies of the and

Singhal claimed the has collected phone numbers, AADHAR card details of parents of school children.

"They are pressurising the parents to vote for the candidates in the coming Lok Sabha elections," he said.

Singhal said if the of Delhi fails to act, Delhi Congress will approach the with its complaint.

Delhi Congress said party will also resort to demonstration over the issue if no action was taken by the

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 20:10 IST