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FIR lodged against Bihar BJP chief for violating model code

Press Trust of India  |  Araria (Bihar) 

An FIR has been lodged against BJP for violating the code of conduct by allegedly making provocative speech during campaigning for bypolls, an said today.

constituency's nodal officer-cum- yesterday lodged the FIR.

"I have asked constituency's nodal officer-cum-to lodge an FIR against BJP for violating code of conduct," District Magistrate told

While campaigning for his party's candidate at a public meeting at Narpatganj on March 9, Rao allegedly said, if the RJD candidate wins this election, will become a safe haven for the

Rai is also a member from Ujiarpur in

had also taken strong exception to Rai's statement terming it as outrageous.

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 15:50 IST