Other States

Bihar minister charged for model code violation

Bihar Minister and senior JD-U leader Renu Kumar was today booked for allegedly violating the model code of conduct ahead of elections in Bihar, officials said.

She became the fourth minister in the State against whom FIR has been registered on charges of violating the model code, they said.

The FIR was lodged against her in Murliganj police station in Madhepura district by Block Development Officer Janardan Prasad, official sources said.

She has been charged with holding meeting with JD(U) activists last evening without seeking permission from the authorities.

Other ministers facing similar charges are Ashwani Kumar Choubey, Ram Pravesh Rai and Brishen Patel.

A letter from the Editor

Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jun 6, 2020 1:07:18 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/Bihar-minister-charged-for-model-code-violation/article15951866.ece

Next Story