Rajasthan Congress files complaint against BJP's Tonk candidate

BJP-Congress Photograph:( DNA )

PTI Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Dec 07, 2018, 09.50 AM (IST)

The Congress on Thursday filed a complaint with the Election Commission against BJP candidate from Tonk Yunus Khan for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by holding a press conference.

PCC general secretary Sushil Sharma said the party has written a complaint to the Chief Election Commissioner of India and the state's Chief Electoral Officer against Khan who held a press conference on Thursday in violation of the code of conduct as the poll campaign ended at 5 pm on Wednesday.

He alleged that slogans were also shouted at the conference.

PCC president Sachin Pilot is the Congress candidate from Tonk.

Khan was not available for comments.

The opposition party has also filed a complaint after an official engaged in election duty in Pali allegedly took five EVM machines to his house instead of the polling booth. 

Story highlights

The opposition party has also filed a complaint after an official engaged in election duty in Pali allegedly took five EVM machines to his house instead of the polling booth.