Nomination of Congress candidate Amjad canceled: Ward 23 of Khargone was filled with nomination papers, could not present the correct documents

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The nomination paper of Amjad Khan, who had filed nomination for the post of councilor from Ward 23 from Municipality area, was canceled due to non-presentation of correct documents. During the scrutiny of nomination papers, on Tuesday, District Election Officer Kumar Purushottam scrutinized for the nomination of Amjad’s father Sher Khan, who submitted the nomination papers of ward number 23.

The order was issued after scrutiny. According to the order issued, Amjad’s father Sher Khan resident of New Kazipura submitted the nomination letter in the prescribed format-3. During scrutiny, on his nomination papers, Prince Arya took objection to the caste certificate submitted by Amjad, it was told that Amjad Khan’s father Sher Khan is written in all the documents of Amjad Khan. Whereas Amjat’s father Sher Khan is written in the caste certificate. Along with this, many criminal cases are going on against them. However, District Election Officer Kumar Purushottam has not considered their criminal cases as part of the scrutiny.

A copy of the prince’s objection was also given to Amjad. Regarding the objection, the candidate Amjad’s father Sher Khan Kazipura replied on June 20 itself. In response, Amjad said that due to an error in his permanent caste certificate, Amjat’s father Sher Khan has been typed in place of Amjad’s father Sher Khan. Amjat’s father Sher Khan and Amjad’s father Sher Khan, both are the names of the same person and my name is the same. Also my caste certificate has been issued in my name only.

The objection and the submitted reply were scrutinized by the District Election Officer. During investigation it was found that the certificate issued is 11 years old and it has been issued in the name of Amjat’s father Sher Khan. Whereas the candidate has mentioned the name of Amjad’s father Sher Khan in the direction letter submitted in the name of Amjad’s father Sher Khan and all the attached documents. At the same time, the candidate also perused the affidavit attached with the direction letter.

Point no.5 of the affidavit which pertains to the entry of criminal cases. in which the cases were mentioned. According to which a total of 14 criminal cases were registered under different sections in different police station areas. Even after giving 24 hours to the candidate Amjad to present his case, the candidate did not submit the caste certificate issued by the competent authority in the name of Amjad’s father Sher Khan. Because the name Amjat Sher Khan is mentioned in the caste certificate filed along with the nomination paper. Therefore, the nomination paper has been canceled for non-fulfillment as per Rule 24 (1) of Chapter-IV of MP Municipality Election Rules 1994.

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