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Pradhan misbehaves with govt officers on poll duty: BJD to EC, demands action

ANI
Published : Apr 18, 2019, 9:05 am IST
Updated : Apr 18, 2019, 9:05 am IST

Five parliamentary constituencies of Odisha will go to polls on April 18. Counting of votes will be done on May 23.

The party also alleged that Pradhan prevented the officials from checking his helicopter. (Photo: File)
 The party also alleged that Pradhan prevented the officials from checking his helicopter. (Photo: File)

Bhubaneshwar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday wrote to the state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) demanding action against Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for allegedly misbehaving with government officers on election duty.

The party also alleged that Pradhan prevented the officials from checking his helicopter.

"Yesterday as telecasted by several television channels, it was seen that BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan misbehaved and prevented government officers from checking his helicopter and a sealed suitcase, which was being done as part of normal election duty checking," the complaint stated.

"We also demand that the contents of the sealed suitcase, which was in his possession, is informed to the public, especially since apprehensions of him carrying cash in that sealed suitcase is being suspected at large," it stated.

Five parliamentary constituencies of Odisha will go to polls on April 18. Counting of votes will be done on May 23.

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Tags: 2019 lok sabha polls, dharmendra pradhan, biju janata dal, election commission
Location: India, Odisha, Bhubaneswar