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Shekhawat caught on camera purportedly threatening government officials

Press Trust of India  |  Jodhpur 

was caught on camera purportedly threatening government officials, saying they would not be spared once the party in power in changes.

The BJP candidate from Jodhpur Lok Sabha seat was angered apparently by the videography of vehicles during his election meeting in Pokaran on Sunday.

The videography was carried following a notice from the stating that the expenditure on vehicles used by in the meeting would be added to his total campaign cost.

"This is not the last election. I have details of all officials. The government would change after five years. I would hang all of them upside down then," purportedly said on Sunday.

A complaint has been lodged against Shekhawat with the by over his alleged threat.

"Desperation of the BJP candidate was evident by his threat. It showed the BJP doesn't believe in democracy," Chaudhary said.

ADM confirmed receipt of the complaint and said it is being processed.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 00:35 IST