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Rajnath dismisses Rahul Gandhi's 'money power' allegation

ANI  |  New Delhi[India] 

Union Home Minister on Tuesday called the allegation put forth by vice-president Rahul Gandhi, that Bharatiya Janata Party( BJP) employed 'money power' in the recently concluded assembly elections across five states, as 'baseless'.

"All these allegations (using financial power) are baseless," Singh told ANI.

Gandhi earlier in the day attacked the for polarizing voters and using money power in the recently concluded assembly elections across five states.

"The won elections in UP, I'd like to congratulate them. Why they won, there are multiple reasons, one being polarisation. Democracy is being undermined by them using financial power and money," Gandhi said.

In a major setback to the Party, the Supreme today refused to put stay on former defence minister Manohar Parrikar's swearing-in ceremony in and ordered a floor test for the to prove majority in the state assembly.

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First Published: Tue, March 14 2017. 20:54 IST
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