Azad complaints to CEC against Haryana minister for ‘intimidating’ voters in Rohtak

CHANDIGARH: Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has written to the chief election commissioner seeking appropriate action against Haryana Minister Manish Grover for allegedly intimidating voters in Rohtak on May 12, a charge which the BJP leader has vehemently denied.

Congress’ Rohtak candidate Deepender Singh Hooda, who is seeking re-election for a fourth term, Sunday accused Grover, who is BJP’s Rohtak MLA, of intimidating voters by forcibly entering some polling booths.

Rohtak along with nine other parliamentary constituencies in Haryana went to polls in the sixth phase of polling on May 12.

In his letter to the chief election commissioner on May 13, Azad, who is Congress general secretary in-charge of Haryana, has sought appropriate action against Grover for “illegally sabotaging” the polling.

Azad wrote that a delegation of Congress leaders from Rohtak district had brought the matter to his notice. (AGENCIES)