New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya for alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct.
The poll body has in its notice said that Vijayvargiya's remarks have shown utter disrespect and disregard to the provision of the Model Code of Conduct. Vijayvargiya has been asked to explain by tomorrow as to why action should not be taken against him for his conduct.
According to reports, the Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister is said to have distributed money to drummers during Chunri Yatra on the 11th of this month and at a programme in Indore on Monday.
He is also alleged to have made contemptuous remarks against the Model Code of Conduct.
The Model Code of Conduct is in force in Madhya Pradesh after the announcement of assembly polls in the five states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Delhi and Mizoram. (ANI)