Lucknow: Taking cognisance of a media report that Bollywood star and Samajwadi Party nominee from this city Sanjay Dutt had allegedly arrived at a college for campaigning even as examinations were going on, the Election Commission on Tuesday sought a report from the District Magistrate on the matter.

“We have sought a report from the District Magistrate regarding Dutt’s campaigning in the National PG college on Monday where he reportedly reached half an hour before the examinations were over,” the Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Electoral Officer Amrit Abhijat told reporters here.

“We will assess the report from the District Magistrate and decide whether it amounts to violation of model code of conduct or not,” he added. -- PTI

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