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Cocktail Party Spells Trouble for Sharmila

Published: 19th October 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th October 2014 11:14 PM   |  A+A-

CHANDIGARH: A notice for violation of Model Code of Conduct has been issued to yesteryear actress Sharmila Tagore and her actor-son Saif Ali Khan for organising a cocktail party at Pataudi palace without obtaining prior permission from the state Election Commission.

On the direction of Ajai Shankar Pandey, election observer for the Pataudi Assembly constituency, Returning Officer-cum-Sub Divisional Magistrate, Pataudi, Virender Chaudhary, issued the notice to Sharmila and Saif.

They have been accused of using loudspeakers, DJ and organising a cocktail party in Pataudi Mahal on Friday evening without obtaining specific permission from the competent authority, and asked to explain their conduct before 3 pm on Tuesday.

According to the directions of the Election Commission, the Model Code of Conduct will remain in force in Haryana up to October 22.

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