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Himachal CM demands ban on Rahul's poll campaigning

IANS  |  Shimla 

Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday demanded ban on poll campaigning by alleging that his repeated "chowkidar chor hai" jibe alluding to was violative of the model code of conduct.

After the submitted a memorandum to the Chief Election Commissioner, Thakur said, "is indulging in mudslinging against the Calling the a thief is an insult to the 130 crore people of "

"Not only that, to give his words credibility, Gandhi made a reckless effort to misuse the name of the Supreme Court, which on BJP's contempt petition clarified that it hadn't made any comment against the Prime Minister. All this is too dangerous for the democracy," Thakur said.

The said Gandhi himself was accused of scams worth thousands of crore. "Rahul Gandhi, his mother Sonia Gandhi, and several other national level leaders are out on bail in various cases. Such tainted politicians have no moral right to call the Prime Minister a thief," he said.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 18:46 IST
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