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BJP, Congress accuse AAP of misleading Delhi voters through calls

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The BJP and the on Monday hit out at Delhi's government accusing it of misleading voters, a day after the (EC) asked the Police to probe telephone calls to people claiming their names have been deleted from electoral rolls.

Addressing a press conference here, BJP said: "An internal survey by the (Aam Aadmi Party) indicates that they are going to lose all the seats and thus they are indulging in these things to mislead the people."

Tiwari referred to the phone calls being made to the people in the national capital, and claimed over 30 lakh names had been removed from the voter list.

Hitting out at the government in Delhi, the said during the last four years Kejriwal and his party have done nothing with which they can seek votes from the people. "Had they done anything, there was no need to indulge in false propaganda," he said.

Tiwari, who represents the Northeast parliamentary constituency in the Lok Sabha, appealed to the people to remain cautious about the phone calls. "Record it whenever you get one and send it to us. We will keep it confidential and file a complaint with the authority concerned," he said.

Meanwhile, an 11-member delegation of the led by its chief met and registered their protest against the for misleading voters.

The delegation claimed the has been contacting voters, whose names are already in the final voter list, and propagating that though their names have been struck down from the list, it is getting them restored and as such they should vote for the AAP in the elections.

It urged the Delhi to immediately take strict action against those spreading such misinformation. It also pointed out that such irresponsible people were making allegations against an independent body like the and questioning its integrity.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 21:16 IST
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