Acting against the Congress candidate from Fatehgarh Sahib Lok Sabha constituency Dr Amar Singh for violating the Model Code of Conduct, the poll panel has asked the former bureaucrat to be careful in future while making any statements during the ongoing election campaign.
The action came on the complaint of the SAD-BJP combine candidate from the constituency Darbara Singh Guru, who had alleged that Dr Singh had made “highly objectionable false” allegations or comments against him in an election meeting on April 22, 2019, at Ahmedgarh in Sangrur district.
Punjab Chief Electoral Officer Dr S Karuna Raju said that the EC of India has issued warning to the Congress candidate from Fatehgarh Sahib parliamentary constituency Dr Amar Singh to be careful in future while making any statements during campaign for the current general election to the House of the People, 2019.
“Darbara Singh Guru, SAD leader, submitted a complaint against Dr Amar Singh, INC leader, alleging that he made highly objectionable false allegations or comments against him in an election meeting on April 22, 2019, at Ahmedgarh, District Sangrur.
The statements of Dr. Amar Singh were widely published in the electronic and print media,” he said. Dr Raju said Dr Amar Singh had tendered unconditional apology to the Commission for any lapse on his part in this matter. “The Commission has find that Dr Amar Singh violated of provision of Para 2 of Part I of ‘General Conduct of Code of Conduct, for the guidance of Political Parties and Candidates’ so hereby, warns Dr Amar Singh, INC leader, to be more careful in future while making any statements during election campaign.