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Punjab Election Officer Orders Police Case Against Arvind Kejriwal: Report

The order came after a complaint was filed by the leaders of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

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As Punjab gears up for voting on Sunday, 20 February, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has ordered the state police to file a case against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal for, NDTV reported.

As per the report, Kejriwal has been accused of violating the Model Code of Conduct.

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The order comes after a complaint filed by the leaders of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) who alleged that in a video uploaded on social media, Kejriwal tried to malign the image of opposition parties in the state.

The video is in question is a song “es vaar jhaadu challooga” (this time the broom will sweep) which shows the photographs of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, Captain Amarinder Singh and Sukhbir Singh Badal.

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