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EC asks cops to lodge FIR against Gambhir for holding rally without permit

The public meeting was held on Thursday in Jangpura without permission

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gautam Gambhir
Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP in the presence of Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Photo: ANI

The East returning Saturday asked police to register an FIR against BJP candidate Gautam for allegedly holding a public meeting in without permission, officials said Saturday.

The is the saffron party's nominee from the East Lok Sabha seat and is pitted against AAP' Atishi and senior Lovely.

Returning officer, East parliamentary constituency, K Mahesh, has asked the to take note of the matter.

is making his electoral debut from the seat and has been under attack from the (AAP) over allegations that he had double entries in voters list., the officials said.

First Published: Sat, April 27 2019. 16:15 IST