EC Silent on PM's Rajasthan Poll Speech

The Election Commission (EC) refused to comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Rajasthan, where he suggested the Congress would redistribute wealth to Muslims. The EC declined to comment on queries related to Modi's speech, citing his position as Prime Minister. Modi's statement referenced former PM Manmohan Singh's remarks that the minority community has the first claim on the country's resources. The EC's decision highlights the sensitive nature of religious issues in India's political landscape.

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 22-04-2024 15:14 IST | Created: 22-04-2024 15:14 IST
EC Silent on PM's Rajasthan Poll Speech
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The Election Commission on Monday declined to comment on remarks made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his poll speech in Rajasthan.

''We decline comment,'' a poll panel spokesperson said on queries related to the prime minister's speech on Sunday in Banswara.

Modi on Sunday suggested that if the Congress came to power, it would redistribute the wealth of people to Muslims and cited former PM Manmohan Singh's remark that the minority community had the first claim on the country's resources.

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