Ranchi: All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) MP Chandra Prakash Chaudhary of Giridih surrendered in the court of MP MLA Special Judge Akhilesh Kumar Tiwari on Monday in a 12-year-old case of model code of conduct violation. Earlier, the court ordered him to appear in the court.
After hearing the arguments of senior lawyers Radheshyam Goswami, Rahul Goswami, and Veena Kumari, the court ordered the MP Chaudhary to be released on bail on two sureties of five thousand rupees. During the Lok Sabha elections held in the year 2009, the code of conduct was in force in Hazaribagh district. On behalf of various political parties, the flag of the party was flagged off at the sidewalk shops and government sites.
The then block agriculture officer Sadar Hazaribagh termed it as a violation of the Model Code of Conduct, Chandra Prakash Chaudhary, candidate of AJSU party, Yashwant Sinha, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Bhuneshwar Prasad Mahato, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha ( JVM leader Shivlal Mahto had lodged an FIR against the Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Digambara Kumar Mehta at Hazaribagh Sadar police station. After which the matter was being heard and now MP Chandra Prakash Chaudhary has surrendered.