With poll code in effect, it is learnt that Ranchi administration has filed a FIR against Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha.
The FIR is for violation of Model Code of Conduct while speaking at an event.
Sinha is a Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Hazaribagh constituency in Jharkhand.
The elections will be held between April 11 and May 19, with the counting of votes slated on May 23.
It is learnt that the Minister while addressing the students at Indian Institute of Management in Ranchi had allegedly sought their “blessings” for his party for another five years.