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Had Jinnah been made PM, partition would not have happened, says BJP LS candidate

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BJP's Lok Sabha candidate on Saturday stoked controversy, stating if Pandit had not insisted to be the first of and let Mohammad Ali occupy the top post, the would not have happened.

"If at the time of India's independence, had not been obstinate about being the PM, then the country's would not have taken place. Mohammad Ali was an and a learned person," said Damor while speaking at an election meeting.

"If would have been made the PM, then the country wouldn't have been divided. The sole responsibility of the rests with the Congress," he said.

Damor's statement comes at a time when the narrative of the BJP is hinged on security and anti-line, and is likely to ruffle up a political storm in the country, which is undergoing the

By now, five phases of Lok Sabha elections are over. The sixth phase of polling is taking place on May 12, while the last phase on May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 21:30 IST