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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: BJP moves EC after Yathindra Siddaramaiah targets party with 'frivolous' statement

Phase 1 of polling was conducted across the country on April 19 which marked the beginning of the seven-phase election. The second phase of voting will take place on April 26. Meanwhile, the results will be declared on June 4.

India TV News Desk Edited By: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: April 22, 2024 23:54 IST
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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Days ahead of the second phase of polling, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday filed a complaint against the Election Commission of India against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, accusing the Wayanad MP of "conspiring to divide the country" in the name of language and region, and has demanded 'strict action' against him. BJP National General Secretary also accused Rahul Gandhi of creating misinformation regarding the increase in poverty and 'One Nation One Leader One Language'. Meanwhile, senior Congress leader and advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the party in its petition to the Election Commission of India has urged to take 'appropriate action' against Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'irrespective of the status of the person' over the PM's recent speech in Rajasthan's Banswara. Singhvi said that the Prime Minister's statement was 'seriously, ridiculously objectionable'.



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