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Congress goes to EC over BJP 'dragging' forces in politics

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday approached the against and for allegedly "dragging" the armed forces in repeatedly.

leaders and also raised the issues of submitting "contradictory affidavits" to the on her educational qualifications and also about a on Modi.

Speaking to the media after meeting the EC, Singhvi said PM, the of the ruling party and its other leaders are "shamelessly dragging the armed forces for cheap "

"Never in the history has this happened," he said, adding the on Modi is also a violation of the Model Code of Conduct as it is biographical in nature and it should be banned immediately.

"If the person makes another violation, he/she should be barred from two days of campaigning, similarly three and four days for the third and fourth violation," he said.

Speaking about Irani's qualification, Surjewala said the is not commenting on her qualification, saying they believe that even the illiterate can also hold high positions.

"But the question is the people have been cheated and the has lied to them about her qualifications."

The Congress has submitted a memorandum to the over Irani repeatedly lying about her qualifications.

"There is no information about the degree of the and also his Irani. There are no classmates of the and Irani who are coming out. This is a very serious issue as the people have been cheated repeatedly."

Surjewala demanded that the should disqualify Irnai for changing her qualifications multiple times.

He also said that there should a strict action and sacking of for her Muslim remarks and for dividing people.

Addressing an election rally she had said that she would not give jobs to Muslims if they did not vote for her.



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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 20:02 IST