Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: State election authorities here have received a complaint that Animal Husbandry Minister G. Surya Rao has violated the election code by conducting a meeting with district officials at Vizianagaram to review departmental matters.

Vizianagaram lies in the Bobbili Lok Sabha constituency for which byelections are being held along with Karimnagar. Sources said a senior officer has been deputed to verify the charge before submitting a report to the Election Commission of India.