DEHRADUN: A former BJP leader has filed a complaint with the Election Commission of India against Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat alleging that he furnished incorrect age details in his election affidavit for 2017 assembly polls.

Uttarakhand government spokesperson Madan Kaushik told TOI, “CM Rawat has fought many polls in his career and he has never submitted any incorrect information in his nomination papers.” Adding that it was a publicity stunt, Kaushik said, “Where was the complainant when the nomination papers were submitted before the polls. Why did he wake up after six months?”

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