BJP MLA disqualified in MP after conviction in assault case
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 8:29 AM
In a setback to the opposition BJP, Madhya Pradesh Assembly secretariat on Saturday announced disqualification of BJP MLA from Pawai, Prahlad Lodhi, following his conviction in a criminal case. It also informed the Election Commission that Pawai seat has now fallen vacant. On Thursday, Bhopal court sentenced Lodhi and 12 others to two years in jail for attacking a Tehsildar (revenue official) in 2014.