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Poll conduct violated, says Cong.

AHMEDABAD Jan. 28. The Gujarat Congress has filed an official complaint with the State Election Commission against the BJP Government and the Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, for the alleged violation of election code of conduct.

The Congress said the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, inaugurating the Ahmedabad-Vadodara express highway this afternoon amounted to the violation of the election code of conduct.

The elections were due to be held in 89 municipalities, two district panchayats and several taluka panchayats in the State on February 16 for which the model code of conduct had come into force.

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