Ahmedabad, April 25: Two days after the third phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Gujarat Minister for Women and Child Development - Vibhavari Dave - has been booked by the Bhavnagar police for violating the Model Code of Conduct on Wednesday. An FIR has been lodged against her name after Congress made a complaint against Dave for chanting slogans of “Modi Hai to Mumkin Hai’ inside the polling booth.
According to the complaint, the Gujarat Minister had allegedly chanted slogans of 'Modi Hai to Mumkin Hai’ before casting her vote in Hill Drive area during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019. Though there has been no information on whether Dave has not been arrested or sent a notice, looks like Congress is making efforts to take these matter to the court. Gujarat Minister Compares Rahul Gandhi With 'Puppy of a Dog', Calls Narendra Modi 'Lion' in Lok Sabha Rally.
As per the Election Commission's Model Code of Conduct, nobody can canvas in the 100m periphery of the polling booth. With Dave allegedly violating the model code of conduct, Congress candidate Manhar Patel from Bhavnagar constituency raised the issue and making efforts to get his voice heard by the poll conducting body.
The third phase of Lok Sabha Elections took place on Tuesday and all the 26 seats in Gujarat went polls. The voting percent recorded was 64.11 per cent as compared to 63.66 per cent in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.