Gujarat Elections 2022, PM Modi Roadshow: “Willingly Underneath Stress”: Congress Slams Election Fee


Congress additionally questioned the Election Fee’s “complete silence and complete inaction”.

New Delhi:

The Congress as we speak lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a “political roadshow”, flouting the code of conduct, on his solution to vote within the second section of Gujarat Meeting elections in Ahmedabad. The grand previous celebration additionally questioned the Election Fee of India’s “complete silence and complete inaction”.

“The federal government, the celebration, the administration, the election equipment, the whole lot is rolled into one in Gujarat,” senior Congress chief Pawan Khera mentioned as we speak in a press convention.

Mr Khera mentioned his celebration has been making a number of representations to the ballot physique at varied ranges, however it seems just like the election watchdog is “willingly beneath stress”.

Congress, and different Opposition events just like the Trinamool Congress, have objected to PM Modi’s grand entry to the polling station amid cheers from the group.

“The Prime Minister, who goes to present his vote in Ahmedabad, decides to do a roadshow 2.5 hours. Coated stay by all of your channels freed from value. Is not this commercial? Should not you guys be charging the BJP? Why are you doing it free?” Mr Khera mentioned, including that Congress will take “essential steps” and prevail upon the Election Fee of India.

By means of all authorized means doable, the celebration will make sure that such publicity comes beneath the purview of election expenditure of the celebration, Pawan Khera mentioned.

Congress additionally introduced up the incident the place a Congress MLA in Gujarat who went “lacking” final night, prompting a post-midnight tweet from Rahul Gandhi, alleged this morning that he spent the evening in a forest after being attacked with swords by a mob led by his BJP rival.

Yesterday within the afternoon hour, tribal candidate and sitting MLA of Kanti Kharadi who’s searching for re-election from Danta in Gujarat’s Banaskantha wrote to the Election Fee searching for further safety as a result of he apprehended a menace to his life, Mr Khera claimed, including that by night he was “attacked by 24 individuals, gundas or the BJP”.

The Election Fee didn’t pay well timed consideration to his pleas, Congress alleged.

“I used to be attacked by the BJP candidate and 150 of his goons with swords round 9.30 pm. They might have killed me, so I ran and hid in a jungle for three-four hours. The police discovered me after three-four hours,” Mr Kharadi informed NDTV.

Pawan Khera additional mentioned they’ve additionally shared with the Election Fee visuals of BJP distributing liquor in Gujarat, the place prohibition is in power.

“Overtly, shamelessly distributing liquor with BJP logos on the autos. They don’t seem to be afraid. The federal government, the celebration, the administration, the election equipment, the whole lot is rolled into one in Gujarat. The emblem of Gujarat authorities ought to now be Kamal (lotus). That is the state of affairs of the governance in Gujarat. That is the state of affairs of the election equipment in Gujarat,” he mentioned.

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