Gopalganj by-election: Man moves HC against RJD candidate Patna News | Techy Kings

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Patna: A writ petition was filed in the Patna High Court on Tuesday by Deepu Kumar Singh to cancel the nomination. Mohan Prasad Guptawho is contesting the by-election as an RJD candidate from Gopalganj Assembly Constituency.
A voter from Dipo, Gopalganj constituency, alleged that Prasad deliberately hid details of a criminal (excise) case filed in Jharkhand against a private firm, Silver Heritage Spirits LLP, in which the RJD candidate was an individual partner. Is.
The Excise Department had registered a case against the firm for illegal trade in liquor on September 7 last year in a Magistrate’s Court in Gradia (Jharkhand). Prasad is shown as an individual partner of the firm on the website of the Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Deepu alleged that these details were not mentioned in the nomination papers filed by Prasad.
The petitioner has also requested the court to order the registration of an FIR against Prasad under relevant provisions of the Representation of the People Act for “submitting a false affidavit” while filing nomination papers.
Counsel for the petitioner Satya Darshi Sanjay He said that he would request the court to hear the case on Wednesday.

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