Court summons AAP legislator Bhavna Gaur over educational qualifications
A court here on Wednesday issued summons to AAP legislator Bhavna Gaur, accused of misrepresenting facts about her educational qualifications.
New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday issued summons to AAP legislator Bhavna Gaur, accused of misrepresenting facts about her educational qualifications.
Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma issued summons to Gaur, seeking her appearance before him on October 1, on a complaint filed by lawyer Samarendra Nath Verma against the Aam Aadmi Party legislator from Palam assembly constituency.
Verma had complained that Gaur had furnishing different information about her educational qualifications in her two election affidavits -- in 2013 and 2015.
According to the complaint, Gaur in 2013 claimed to be Class 12 pass, but in the 2015 affidavit, she mentioned that she was a Delhi University graduate and holding a Bachelor of Education degree from Maharshi Dayanand University in Rohtak, the petitioner claimed.
The petitioner sought action against Gaur for offences under the Representation of the People Act.