Complaint against Himachal BJP candidate

Shimla, May 5 (IANS) The Congress Monday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against sitting MP and BJP candidate Anurag Thakur for allegedly concealing financial details in his election affidavit and demanded that he be debarred from contesting the polls.

Thakur, who is re-contesting from Hamirpur Lok Sabha constituency, has declared his details of investments and deposits in Sant Valves Private Ltd, Jai Aditya Holdings Private Ltd and Sant Online Systems Private Ltd.

Apart from this, Thakur is also promoter and director of several companies, which he has not mentioned in his affidavit, said the complaint submitted by Kushal Jagota, election agent of Congress candidate Rajinder Rana from Hamirpur.

The complaint said Thakur and his family has shares in Shiv Shankar Protech Private Ltd and he is also director in Jalandhar-based TGR Distributors Private Ltd.

A total of 38 candidates are in the fray for the four Lok Sabha seats in the state that will go to polls May 7.