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Mayawati slams BJP, cautions EC ahead of next phase

IANS  |  New Delhi 

supremo on Friday attacked the and accused them of malpractices during the just concluded first phase of the polls, and also cautioned the to brush up its act and carry out its "constitutional responsibility" during the remaining six phases.

She tweeted that with the voters rejecting the ruling BJP in the ongoing election, the party has now decided to gain victory by, "Not by vote but by notes; EVM rigging; and abuse of police/administration".

Raising finger over EVM control, she said: "The election staff wants to win the elections by pushing the button with the sticks".

"If there is a need to save the faith of common people in the country, then it is the constitutional responsibility of the to take cognisance of these things seriously and take urgent measures so that the elections of the next phase can be free and fair," added.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 09:40 IST
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