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BJP delegation meets EC, seeks action against Mamata

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A BJP delegation on Thursday met (EC) officials seeking action against for calling and "awwal darje ke goonde" (goons of the highest order).

"We met the election officials and urged them to act against She has called the and our 'do goonde' (two goons). This is violation of social decency as well of the model code of conduct (MCC). We have demanded immediate action against her," told the media here.

The delegation, led by Javadekar, comprised Union Ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, and

"Do goonde hai, ek Modi aur ek Dono awwal darje ke goonde hai. (There are two goons. One is Modi and the other is Both are goons of the highest order)," Banerjee had reportedly said on Tuesday after visiting the where a bust of social reformer Ishwar was vandalised following violent clashes during Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata.

The BJP leaders also demanded detention of history-sheeters ahead of the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state on Sunday.

"Until they (history-sheeters) are arrested, polling can not be held peacefully. The needs to take appropriate action," Javadekar said.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 14:54 IST