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Gujarat elections: 'BJP goons kidnapped our candidate' claims AAP, he withdraws nomination - What happened

Gujarat Election 2022: Manish Sisodia said that AAP candidate Kanchan Jariwala was last seen at the RO office yesterday. They (BJP) tried to get his nomination rejected.

India TV News Desk Edited By: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: November 16, 2022 13:36 IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia
Image Source : PTI Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

Gujarat Elections 2022: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday alleged that BJP has kidnapped one of their candidates from Surat (East), Kanchan Jariwala.

Sisodia said that he was last seen at the RO office yesterday. They (BJP) tried to get his nomination rejected. Later, he was pressurised to withdraw his nomination. This raises questions on the election commission.

Meanwhile, reports say the AAP candidate has taken back his nomination after he was allegedly kidnapped on Tuesday evening.

In a video shared by ANI, candidate Kanchan Jariwala can be seen in a blue shirt as he walks out of the Returning Officer's office in Surat (East)."

Further speaking on the matter, Manish Sisodia said, "Our candidate from Surat (East) from Gujarat, Kanchan Jariwala has just been brought to Returning Officer's office. He was circled by over 500 policemen and is now being pressured to take his nomination back."

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