New Delhi: In what could give the ruling Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) recent ammunition to tackle the opposition within the run as much as the meeting polls, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday criticized the ballot physique on micro-blogging platform Twitter as he wrote Election ‘Fee’.
“Election ‘Fee’,” he tweeted.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) April 3, 2021
The Wayanad MP’s outburst in opposition to the ballot physique comes amid the continued row over a video purportedly exhibiting an Digital Voting Machine (EVM) being transported within the non-public automobile of a sitting BJP MLA in Assam and a discount of marketing campaign ban period on Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
With the video of the officers transporting an EVM in a automobile belonging to Assam MLA and BJP’s Patharkandi candidate Krishnendu Paul going viral on social media, the opposition events raised issues over the administration of EVMs in poll-bound states.
Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra shared the clip on Twitter and stated the Election Fee “wants to start out performing decisively on these complaints and a severe re-evaluation of using EVM’s must be carried out by all nationwide events”.
In the meantime, the Election Fee earlier within the day diminished the 48-hour ban on Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning or talking in public together with on social media to 24 hours
The ballot physique issued the 48-hour ban order on Friday night on a grievance by the Congress that Sarma had brazenly threatened to ship Bodoland Folks’s Entrance (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary to jail by misusing the Nationwide Investigating Company (NIA).