Delhi polls: Most number of poll code violation FIRs against AAP

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New Delhi, Oct 16: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which looks to make the Delhi assembly polls in December an interesting affair, 79 FIRs have been registered against the party for its alleged violation of the model code of conduct that came into effect as soon as the Election Commission announced the poll dates on October 4.

The Delhi Election Commission has registered over 215 FIRs against various political parties for the alleged violation of the model code of conduct in the city. The most number of cases have been filed against the AAP followed by the BJP (56), Congress (53), Bahujan Samaj Party (21) and the rest against other parties.

The cases have been registered under Representation of People (RP) Act, Delhi Prevention of Defacement of Properties (DPDP) Act and Press and Registration of Books (PRB) Act.

The BJP and Congress have 56 and 53 cases lodged against them

The AAP said on Monday that the delay in issuing No Objection Certificates for holding public rallies and arbitrary changes in the rules of the model code of conduct have harmed the party's campaign. The party also lodged a complaint with the Delhi Election Commission.

AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday met Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev.

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