Congress' Ajay Rai comes to vote wearing poll symbol, BJP complains to Election Commission

Monday, 12 May 2014 - 12:36pm IST | Agency: Zee News Bureau

Ajay Rai a Congress candidate contesting from Varanasi wore a badge on his shirt showing the Congress party symbol while coming to cast his vote. As per the rules of the Election commission, capaigning or flashing party symbols within 200 meters of area around the polling both is strictly prohibited. The BJP and AAP have complained to the Election Commission regarding this. Earlier it was BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi who had called for trouble by doing the same mistake of flashing his party symbol around the polling booth while coming to vote.