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BJP must not consider itself above Constitution: BSP on Rahul Gandhi's Amethi visit

ANI  |  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

The (BSP) on Tuesday suggested that the (BJP) must not consider itself above the Constitution, after vice-president was initially not allowed to visit his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.

Speaking to ANI, leader Sudhindra Bhadoria said, "These people, who have acted in this manner, should restrain and understand that Constitutional guarantees are there. It is the fundamental right of any citizen to travel and they shouldn't be more powerful than the Constitution."

He dubbed it as a mistake on the part of the in the state to give an excuse for not allowing to visit the state.

The Amethi District Magistrate Yogesh Kumar on Sunday requested the district president to reschedule the visit of their party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, in view of and Durga idol immersion.

The Amethi district administration, however, later said it was ready for his three-day tour beginning Wednesday.

is scheduled to visit Amethi from 4-6 October.

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First Published: Tue, October 03 2017. 06:57 IST