EC directs Delhi police to file FIR against Gautam Gambhir for rally without permission
The Election Commission directed Delhi police to file an FIR against Cricketer turned politician, Gautam Gambhir, for holding a political rally without permission. He joined BJP last month. BJP has fielded him from East Delhi constituency for the Lok Sabha elections.
According to media reports, Gautam Gambhir had not taken permission for his rally on Thursday. The Returning Officer of the East Delhi constituency asked the police to file a case against Gambhir for violating the Model Code of Conduct.
Earlier on Thursday, Gautam Gambhir’s East Delhi opponent, Aam Aadmi Party candidate Atishi Marlena, had filed a criminal complaint against him, claiming that he is registered as a voter in two constituencies. She presented documents to prove that Gautam Gambhir was a voter from Both Karol Bagh and Rajinder Nagar Assembly constituencies of Delhi.