Ludhiana: The city Police on Tuesday registered a case against Rajiv Raja, president of Ludhiana Youth congress accusing him of faking Schedule Caste (SC) certificate to contest party elections. The case was registered following the inquiry by ACP rank official. The Police have slapped sections 420, 465, 467, 468, 471 of IPC against Raja in case registered at Police station Haibowal. However no arrest has been made so far in this context.
Rajiv Raja is close aide of MLA Surinder Dawar, MLA Bharat Bhushan Ashu and also plays important role in the victory of Member of Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu in Lok Sabha elections. The FIR of Police mentioned that Rajiv Raja resident of Rishi Nagar stated that Raja has faked SC certificate to contest Youth Congress elections last year. The Ludhiana seat was reserved for Schedule caste candidate only and Raja has contested the elections successfully by using fake certificate.
He has defeated Youth congress leader Sunny kainth who is presently Vice president of Ludhiana youth congress. The case was registered following the complaint of rebel congress leader Gursimran Singh Mand. Earlier, Sunny kainth has also filed complaint against Raja but no action was taken on that complaint. With the case registered against Rajiv Raja, the faction led by Sunny kainth celebrated the development and also distributed sweets in Gill area.
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