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EC seeks report from Jharkhand poll authorities over Rahul's rape remark

Addressing an election rally in Godda, Gandhi had taken a jibe at the Modi government over rising cases of crimes against women

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
The BJP had demanded action against Rahul Gandhi

The has sought a factual report from poll authorities in Jharkhand over the "in India" remark of Congress leader made at a rally in the poll-bound state last week.

The decision to seek a report came after BJP leaders approached the poll panel against Gandhi for using as a tool to target political rivals.

The BJP had demanded action against him.

Official sources in the EC said further action would be contemplated after getting the report.

Addressing an election rally in Godda, Gandhi had taken a jibe at the Modi government over rising cases of crimes against women.

First Published: Mon, December 16 2019. 09:50 IST
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