EC Questions Jairam Ramesh's Claims Against Amit Shah

The Election Commission has requested Congress leader Jairam Ramesh to provide factual details regarding his claim that Home Minister Amit Shah contacted 150 district magistrates and collectors before the June 4 vote counting for Lok Sabha elections. The EC referenced Ramesh's social media post from June 1 and set a deadline of 7 pm on Sunday for his response.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 02-06-2024 14:16 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 14:16 IST
EC Questions Jairam Ramesh's Claims Against Amit Shah
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The Election Commission has taken a firm stance by seeking concrete details from Congress leader Jairam Ramesh following his assertion that Home Minister Amit Shah has been reaching out to 150 district magistrates and collectors ahead of the June 4 vote tally for the Lok Sabha elections.

In a formal letter to Ramesh, the poll panel called for specifics to substantiate his claims by 7 pm on Sunday.

The EC made reference to a social media post from June 1 in which Ramesh accused Shah of 'blatant and brazen intimidation' and urged officials to uphold the Constitution despite any pressure they might face.

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