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Pak PM has no right to interfere in Indian elections: Owaisi

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Thursday hit out at over his remarks about India's general elections, saying he has no right to interfere in the country's electoral process.

During an interaction with foreign journalists in on Wednesday, Khan said he believed there may be a better chance of peace talks with and settling the issue if Narendra Modi's BJP wins the

"... I have condemned the statement of He has no right whatsoever to interfere in the electoral process of a great country like India," Owaisi said.

The leader, who is seeking re-election from Hyderabad, was speaking after casting his vote at a polling booth here under the Chevella parliamentary constituency.

Responding to a question on Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao receiving a notice from the for allegedly making controversial remarks, Owaisi said he was "surprised" that Modi did not get one.

"I was very surprised. The should have got a notice when he equated terrorism with one religion," he said.

Owaisi, whose Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen is an ally of Rao's ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi, said he hoped that the would give a satisfactory response to the EC's notice.

The EC has issued a show cause notice to Rao, finding him prima facie guilty of allegedly passing derogatory remarks against Hindus while addressing an election rally in Karimnagar last month.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 14:50 IST