Forward of the June 19 Rajya Sabha elections, the Congress on Friday accused the BJP of indulging in corrupt electoral practices and petitioned the Election Fee tough motion.
A Congress delegation led through senior celebration chief Ahmed Patel met the Election Fee and passed over a memorandum with their grievance.
It alleged that its MLAs in Gujarat are being poached and confused through the BJP executive through reopening previous instances.
“We, hereby, search instructions from the Election Fee,” reads their memorandum to the EC, “that no case are reopened and no FIRs or instances are registered through the apt government together with the Gujarat Police towards all INC MLAs within the State of Gujarat, with out in the hunt for approval from this Fee.”
It additionally alleged that the Gujarat Police was once unnecessarily harassing Congress MLAs on the example of the BJP in false, fabricated and self-created tales.
The Congress additionally sought engaging in the biennial Rajya Sabha elections in an even way and make sure protection of its MLAs.
Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi mentioned a delegation of celebration leaders would meet the EC and petition it highlighting circumstances of its legislators in Gujarat being lured and intimidated through the ruling BJP.
The election for 4 Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat will probably be hung on June 19.
Mr Singhvi mentioned the celebration was once positive of its victory in those elections and would bag two seats as in line with its power within the Gujarat legislature.
Fearing poaching of its MLAs, the Congress has moved them to hotels within the state in addition to in neighbouring Rajasthan, dominated through the Congress.
“Our victory is bound, our numbers are enough,” Mr Singhvi advised journalists at an internet press convention.
“Our way are blank and natural, our technique is powerful, however that are meant to no longer save you me from exposing earlier than you those that are doing simply the other,” he mentioned.
He alleged that “everyone has no longer indulged in gutter-level politics and everyone isn’t indulging in corrupt practices”.
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