FIR against Misha Bharti for poll violation

Patna, April 17: An FIR was Thursday lodged against Misha Bharti who is contesting from Patliputra seat in Bihar for forcibly entering a polling booth and allegedly damaging an EVM machine.

A district official said an FIR was lodged against Bharti, daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, on the basis of a written complaint of the polling booth presiding officer at Dehri village in Patna district.

Meanwhile, Bharti has denied the allegations.

RJD spokesperson Manoj Jha said a counter-FIR will be lodged as he alleged that the party candidate was manhandled and an attempt was made to snatch her mobile phone.

Seven Lok sabha constituencies in Bihar went to the polls Thursday in the second of the six-phased parliamentary elections for 40 seats from the state.

IANS