Around 20 Assam Congress-AIUDF candidates shifted to Jaipur? Cong says none from partyPTI | Guwahati | Updated: 09-04-2021 21:19 IST | Created: 09-04-2021 21:19 IST
In a sudden and unexplained move, around 20 candidates of the opposition Congress-AIUDF alliance in the Assam assembly polls were Friday flown to Jaipur, where they were lodged in a hotel on the city's outskirts, Congress chief whip in the Rajasthan assembly said.
Most of them are AIUDF candidates, sources said.
''All of them are in Assam right now,'' he claimed.
Saikia said he was not aware if AIUDF candidates were shifted to Rajasthan.
It is not unusual for political parties to lodge their MLAs and MPs in hotels and resorts outside their states to ward off the threat of poaching by a rival party.
However, putting candidates in an election fray in a state, where even the votes are yet to be counted, in the lap of luxury, is unheard of.
The three-phase Assam Assembly elections concluded on April 6 and the results will be out on May 2.
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