Kolkata: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has been accused of violating the model code of conduct. A case was filed against him for holding a meeting with the party members at a circuit house in Murshidabad.

"We have received a complaint against Mukherjee for violating the EC's model code of conduct.

The allegation says he met party leaders and supporters in a circuit house in Murshidabad," state Chief Electoral Officer Sunil Gupta said.

According to EC guidelines, no political activities should be held on any government premises after the poll notification.

JPN/Bureau