EC seeks report on Rahul entering Amethi booth in Amethi
May 09 2014
Chief election commissioner VS Sampath told reporters: “The EC sought reports on the allegation that Rahul Gandhi violated the model code by going to polling areas in booths in Amethi.” He added: “It’s a matter of fact (that Rahul was) seen at an EVM in a polling station. We have asked for a factual report, As soon as it is received, further action will be taken.”
The CEC will be examined vis-à-vis the law (Representation of the People Act). “In this case, relating to violation of secrecy and voting, are covered by law. We will examine (it) with reference to the law and take action,” he said.