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Internal matter of EC: Ravi Shankar Prasad

IANS  |  Patna 

on Saturday refused to comment on the controversy surrounding the (EC) and said that reports of rifts in the were its internal matter.

"It is an internal matter of the and it is not proper to say anything," Prasad told the media.

According to reports, has decided to stay away from the meetings related to the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) after his dissent on the clean chit given to and went unrecorded.

Reacting to the reports, said the EC was looking into the issue. "The EC is an independent constitutional body and the government should not put pressure on it and influence its functioning," said Alok.

Opposition also slammed the government over the development and said it exposed that the EC was not working well and there was some tilt towards the BJP, Modi and Shah. "should approach the in this matter," the suggested.

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First Published: Sat, May 18 2019. 15:14 IST
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