EC bars Madhu Koda from contesting polls for three years

ANI | Updated: Sep 27, 2017 22:04 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 (ANI): Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday restricted former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda from contesting polls for 3 years for filing incorrect election expenses.

Koda was charged for furnishing false election expenditure records after the 2009 Jharkhand Assembly polls.

He was elected as an Independent MP from West Singhbum constituency in Jharkhand in 2009.

Koda had made an alleged expenditure of about Rs. 10 crore during his election campaign against Rs. 25 lakh as stipulated under the EC guidelines for parliamentary polls that time. (ANI)

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