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Mar 06, 2009 at 11:31pm IST

Model code of conduct: CPI-M to face music

Siliguri: A complaint was lodged on Friday against the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Siliguri for violating the election code of conduct by defacing the wall of a government building.

The complaint was filed at the Siliguri police station by Siliguri Sadar Development Officer (SDO) Sarat Dwivedi, who is also the returning officer of the area.

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Siliguri is around 600 km from Kolkata.

As per the code, graffiti cannot be written on walls of government buildings.

The officer-in-charge of Siliguri police station said a case will be started against Jibesh Sarkar, the party's candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat, on the basis of the FIR.