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EC: Report from J'khand poll authorities on RaGa's 'Rape in India' remark

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

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 16 Dec 2019 4:28 AM GMT

EC: Report from Jkhand poll authorities on RaGas Rape in India remark
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New Delhi: The Election Commission has sought a factual report from poll authorities in Jharkhand over the "Rape in India" remark of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi made at a rally in the poll-bound state last week.

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

The BJP had demanded action against him.

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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.

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(PTI)

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