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BJP asks EC to reject Cong candidate's nomination papers in Karnataka

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP today asked the to reject the nomination papers filed by candidate from South constituency in Karnataka, saying he submitted an incomplete affidavit which suffers from "several defects".

In a memorandum submitted to the EC by a party delegation, which included Union ministers and Gen V K Singh (retd), the party made a mention of his business works with the and alleged that there are many complaints of corrupt practices against him in collusion with the

"The returning of South has gravely erred in accepting the nomination of He has accepted an incomplete affidavit that suffers from several defects and does not confirm to the orders issued by the ECI from time to time," it said.

The party said the returning officer's decision is "patently illegal" as it urged the commission to set it aside and reject his nomination papers.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 27 2018. 19:10 IST
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