Shimla, Oct 27
Ruling Bhartiya Janta Party in the state blamed party rebel and Independent candidate Chetan Bragta for violation of Model Code of Conduct by allegedly, illegally misusing party Social media accounts despite he was expelled by the party.
In a complaint addressed to Election Commission of India party Election incharge Vivek Sharma said that Independent Candidate Chetan Bragta is allegedly illegally using the BJP social media who are privay to its accounts as he remained party IT Cell incharge.
Complaint said that action of Bragta is violation of Model Code of Conduct and an offense under information technology act as well as under Indian Penal Code & ECI rules.
Party said in the complaint that since Chetan Bragta was member of BJP and knew all secrets of BJP social media including various twitter accounts , facebook accounts, is now taking undue advantage of circumstances by illegally misusing the accounts and various platforms of BJP.
Party also blamed party rebel that Bragta is misleading and influencing the voters by defrauding them and defaming the BJP Candidate in the public. Party also alleged that reputation , trust and goodwill of BJP and its candidate in Jubbal Kotkhai is at stake due to illegal activities Bragta.
Party accepted the fact that it could not manage the account since suspension or deletion of these accounts may take time.
If action would not taken against the alleged offences in time it will cause huge loss to the party and its candidate which will amount to death of democratic process and free polls .
Party also added that Chetan Bragta is misusing facebook and twitter account of his father Late Narender Bragta .
Party blamed in the petition that name of the account of BJP Jubbal Kotkhai being used in the change ID ( BAGWAN JANTA PARTY ) which is by no stretch of imagination a political party.
They added that the third party handle is misused by using BAGWAN JANTA PARTY .
Chetan Bragta candidature should be suspended and legal action be taken against him under various penal and laws, demanded the party in power