Munugodu bypoll: EC notification to Rajagopal Reddy over cash transfer
Hyderabad: The Election Commission on Sunday provided notification to K Rajagopal Reddy, BJP prospect for Munugodu Assembly by-election in Telangana, over claims that his household had business moved Rs 5.24 crore to 23 individuals/companies for citizen incentive.
It has actually guided him to reply to the notification by 4 p.m. on Monday.
The survey panel provided the notification adhering to an issue by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) General Secretary Soma Bharath Kumar, that declared that Rs 5.24 crore were moved from Rajagopal Reddy’s family-owned Sushee Infra and also Mining Ltd’s State Bank of India account on October 14, 28 and also 29 to 23 various persons/companies in Munugode constituency for the objective of utilizing this fund for citizen incentive by taking out cash money from these transferee accounts.
“Meanwhile, as a transferor, if done by you or under your direction by a family-owned company as alleged, it is duty cast on you to ensure that this fund transferred to different 23 bank accounts are not used for voter inducement, as alleged, which is a corrupt practice,” reviews the notification.
The Election Commission attracted his focus to stipulation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) to stay clear of corrupt techniques and also offenses under the election legislation such as rewarding of citizens.
The by-election, set up to be hung on November 3, is required by resignation of Rajagopal Reddy that stopped the Congress and also signed up with the BJP.
The Election Commission carried Friday censured Energy Minister G. Jagadish Reddy and also disallowed him from holding any kind of public conference or rally or making any kind of public articulations in media about the by-election for 48 hrs.
The survey panel acted versus the minister for infraction of Model Code of Conduct by specifying throughout the marketing that if individuals do not elect TRS prospect, all well-being systems will certainly be quit.
The EC had actually obtained an issue from BJP leader K. Dileep Kumar concerning the minister’s speech and also held that the tone and also tone of the speech made by the minister remained in the nature of scare tactics of citizens.