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BJP offered Rs 36 cr to contest Manipur polls, alleges Irom; Cong moves EC

BJP leader Ram Madhav rubbished Sharmila's claims calling it an 'absolute lie' on Twitter

ANI  |  Imphal 

The Congress on Wednesday moved the Election Commission of India (ECI) over the allegation made by Irom Sharmila that she was offered Rs 36 crore to contest elections in Manipur. The party has demanded an independent investigation by the EC and has asked for a quick response. Social activist Irom Sharmila on Monday revealed that she was offered a hefty amount of money by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to contest elections on the saffron party's ticket. Later in the day, BJP leader Ram Madhav rubbished Sharmila's claims calling it an 'absolute lie' on ...

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First Published: Wed, February 15 2017. 17:00 IST
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