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RJD candidate from Jokihat booked for violating MCC, claims it was an ‘oversight’


Araria: The RJD candidate from Jokihat Assembly segment Sarfaraz Alam, who seeks to wrest the seat from his own brother now contesting on an AIMIM tag, has been booked for violating Mannequin Code of Conduct, a senior legitimate talked about on Saturday.

Instructions have been issued to lodge an FIR in opposition to Alam after he was seen at a polling save wearing a badge denoting lantern the RJDs poll image, talked about District Justice of the Peace Prashant Kumar.

Then again, Alam claimed it was an “oversight” and that he would “fully cooperate with any accurate complaints” that will arise out of the incident.

Alam is the son of unhurried Mohd Taslimuddin, a broken-down Union minister who loved substantial following within the Kosi Seemanchal residing of Bihar, which had earned him the epithet “Seemanchal Gandhi”.

Alam has represented Jokihat, a seat formerly represented by his father, four events — twice on the RJD’s tag and as over and over for the JD(U).

In a by-election held two years ago following the loss of life of Taslimuddin who was the sitting RJD MP from Araria, Alam vacated his seat and quit the JD(U), returning to Lalu Prasad’s ranking collectively and keeping the Lok Sabha constituency on its tag.

His younger brother Shahnawaz Alam wrested Jokihat from the JD(U), contesting on an RJD tag, within the ensuing by-election held a couple of months later.

Alam misplaced Araria to BJP’s Pradeep Singh within the Overall Elections remaining 365 days however the RJD retained its have confidence in him and named him as its candidate for the Assembly elections.

The younger brother, who was the sitting MLA, revolted and joined AIMIM headed by Asaduddin Owaisi, seen by the RJD as an irritant attributable to his doubtless to lower into Muslim votes.

Owaisi’s ranking collectively fielded him from the seat on its tag. On the opposite hand, the voters in Jokihat feel that blood would conceal to be thicker than water and votes will be transferred in favour of whoever, among the two brothers, stood a larger likelihood of winning since victory of the BJP is “dreaded the most” by other folks of the Muslim-dominated constituency.

Altogether nine candidates are within the fray from Jokihat the save votes are being solid within the third and final portion of Assembly elections.

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