The Kanpur district administration registered a case agninst congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi for flouting restrictions on his six-hour road show in the city on Sunday. Police slapped cases on Rahul and the Kanpur district Congress chief for disobedience to order by public servant’, causing ‘danger or obstruction in public way’ and creating ‘public nuisance’. The case was registered on a complaint by area police chowkiin-charge Satyendra Singh.
Rahul’s roadshow started in Maharajpur and ended at Tatmill roundabout, took six hours, covered almost 35 km and at least seven constituencies. In several areas, curbs were in place ahead of Shivratri celebrations. Permission for the roadshow had been granted for two hours and 18 km.