Saree distribution by a prospective BJP candidate kicks row

Distribution of sarees to a large number of women by a prospective BJP candidate Udaya Bhasker had landed him in trouble with district collector ordering a probe into the matter.

Palakkad: Distribution of sarees to a large
number of women by a prospective BJP candidate Udaya Bhasker
had landed him in trouble with district collector ordering a
probe into the matter.

Sarees were distributed at a function organised by youth wing
of Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam (SNDP) at an
auditorim here in the morning.When media people arrived at the
scene, Udaya Bhasker stopped supplying sarees and left the
venue.
Meanwhile, the BJP local committee said that the party have
no role in organising the function. However, according to
party sources name of Udaya Bhasker is in the list of
candidates for the April 13 assembly elections suggested by
the state committee.

Palakkad District Collector K V Mohankumar said that he had
already asked the Revenue Divisioal Officer, who is the
returning officer, to conduct an enquiry and file a report.
CPI-M leader M V Rajesh wanted an enquiry into the affair
alleging that it was violation of poll code that came into
force with the announcement of poll date.

PTI

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