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Gujarat Polls: Election Commission Norms Violated by Modi and Rahul Gandhi

The complaint against the PM was made as soon as the election commission issued a show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi, congress party president for violating the model code of election norms by giving interviews to the gujarati news channel.
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A petition has been submitted before the Election Commission seeking an action against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi by the Congress party. The action is sought on the ground that PM Modi on the final eve of gujarat election had attacked the congress party while addressing the event organised by an industry body.

The complaint against the PM was made as soon as the election commission issued  a show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi, congress party president for violating the model code of election norms by giving interviews to the gujarati news channel. The election commission in this regard has sought reply from Rahul Gandhi by 18 december. If Rahul Gandhi fails to reply within the time prescribed by the election commission, the commission will decide the matter without giving any further reference to  him.

Ashok Gehlot, Anand Sharma and Randeep Surjewala, the congress party leaders has submitted a memorandum to the election commission and through the memorandum they have demanded that strong action be taken against PM Narendra Modi, BJP Chief Amit Shah, Union Minister Arun Jaitley and Piyush Goel and other BJP leaders for doing press conference on the final and last phase of gujarat polls.

The Congress leaders stated that the election commission should take action against these BJP leaders and should act as a non-partisan independent body.

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Mehak Sharma
Published on 15-Dec-2017
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