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Cong demands disqualification of BJP nominee against Sonia in Rae Bareli

BJP has fielded Cong turncoat and legislator Dinesh Pratap Singh against UPA chief

Sonia Gandhi
File photo of Sonia Gandhi

Congress today demanded the disqualification of party turncoat and now Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Dinesh Pratap Singh in fray from the prestigious Rae Bareli constituency against Sonia Gandhi. Congress’ Rae Bareli unit president V K Shukla has petitioned the district returning officer to disqualify Singh’s candidature under the provisions of Representation of the People Act 1951, since the latter continued to be Congress member of legislative council (MLC) in UP, while also contesting the Lok Sabha polls on another party’s ticket. “We have ...