Ruling Party Rules in 'GHMC Poll Candidates with Criminal Cases'

29 Jan, 2016 07:29 IST|Sakshi
Ruling Party Rules in 'GHMC Poll Candidates with Criminal Cases'

Incidentally, there are also 11 independent candidates with criminal records and cases registered against them in city police stations. Giving a further breakup of the party-wise breakup, Rao said BJP (4 contestants), MBT (2 contestants) and CPI, CPM, SP and BSP with one each also have candidates with criminal records.

The Forum aims to educate and inform the voters about their candidates, Rao said and added that they have also urged the parties not to issue tickets to these contestants. They have brought the issue to the notice of the Election Commission but to no avail, Padmanabha Reddy said and added that soon they will also petition the Governor.

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