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February 23, 2018

Election Commission disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for 3 years

Newsroom24x7 Desk

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today disqualified Madhya Pradesh minister for Public Relations Narottam Mishra for filing wrong accounts of election expenditure.

With today’s verdict, Mishra’s election from the Datia Assembly constituency stands void.

Mishra has been disqualified for three years and this has been confirmed by an EC spokesperson.

It was alleged by Rajendra Bharti of Congress party that the hgh profile Madhya Pradesh Minister had not filed certain details in his election expenditure in the 2008 polls. It is learnt that there were also allegations against him regarding paid news.

Mishra had been served notice by EC on January 15, 2013. After that he had moved the Madhya Pradesh High Court and Supreme Court but no relief was granted to him.


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