Bahraich (UP): A case has been registered against a Congress candidate from Matera for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.
   
Ali Akbar, Congress candidate from Matera, organised a feast at his residence in Kakri village in the name of "Akika" ceremony of his son in which thousands of locals participated,
Sub Divisional Magistrate Indra Bhooshan said.
   
Taking congnisance of this, a case has been registered against Akbar at Nanpara police station on Thursday, he said.    

The elections to 403-member UP Assembly will be held in February this year in seven phases.

(Agencies)