Bhopal, May 16 (IANS) A case of violating the model code of conduct has been registered against Namdeo Das Tyagi, also known as ‘Computer Baba’, over a ‘yagna’ he held and a roadshow of ‘sadhus’ he organised to back Congress candidate from Bhopal Digvijaya Singh.
Police officer Amresh Bohre told IANS on Thursday that election officals had filed a complaint and a case was registered against Tyagi and a Chandrashekhar Raikwar under Section 188 on Wednesday night.
Tyagi was a Minister in the government of former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan. He quit in a huff.
Tyagi had recently held a ‘yagna’ and roadshow of ‘sadhus’ in support of Digvijaya Singh at New Saifia College even though he did not have permission from the Election Commission.
The BJP copmplauined agaonst Tyagi to the Chief Electoral Officer who issued a notice to him. Tyagi has not been seen in Bhopal in the past few days.