Nation Current Affairs 28 Mar 2019 Economist Jean Dreze ...

Economist Jean Dreze taken into 'preventive custody' for organising meeting

PTI
Published Mar 28, 2019, 4:54 pm IST
Updated Mar 28, 2019, 4:54 pm IST
Belgian-born economist, now an Indian citizen was organising a meeting without permission.
A senior police officer said, 'the Belgian-born economist, now an Indian citizen, was addressing a meeting in Garhwa district in violation of the Model Code of Conduct.' (Photo: File)
 A senior police officer said, 'the Belgian-born economist, now an Indian citizen, was addressing a meeting in Garhwa district in violation of the Model Code of Conduct.' (Photo: File)

Ranchi: Noted economist Jean Dreze was taken into "preventive custody" on Thursday for allegedly organising a meeting without permission, police said.

A senior police officer told PTI that the Belgian-born economist, now an Indian citizen, was addressing a meeting in Garhwa district in violation of the Model Code of Conduct.

 

"Dreze was taken into preventive custody for addressing a meeting at Bishanpura in Garwha district, about which the local administration had no information," he said.

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Location: India, Jharkhand, Ranchi




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