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An FIR has been filed against RJD Chief Lalu Prasad in Vaishali district of Bihar for his remarks that the state assembly election is war between the backward and forward castes. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R. Lakshmanan said Mr. Prasad’s speech was examined by the poll body after it received a complaint against him. He said the poll authority found that his remarks were in violation of model code of conduct.
Yesterday, at a public rally in Raghopur RJD chief had made certain comments against a forward caste. He also dared the RSS and the BJP to scrap reservation.
An FIR has also been registered against senior BJP leader Sushil Modi for violating the Poll Code. The case was registered in Bhabua Nagar Police Station in Kaimur District. Mr. Modi is alleged to have said in an election meeting that SCs and STs students will be given free lap top if BJP is voted to power in the state.