A notice was issued to the BJP candidate from Nanjangud assembly constituency, V Srinivas Prasad for violating election code of conduct.
Returning officer G Jagadeesh issued the notice to Prasad and sought an explanation from him in writing. The notice was issued to Prasad for allegedly handing over an Rs 100 note to an elderly-woman during election canvass at Devarasanahalli in Nanjangud.
Prasad broke the election code of conduct when he allegedly gave money to one Puttatayamma. Prasad is expected to give an explanation within 24 hours failing which a legal action will be taken against him.