CEC Rajiv Kumar on Jairam Ramesh’s allegations towards Amit Shah

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Earlier, the EC sought factual info and particulars from Jairam Ramesh for his public assertion by a put up on his social media deal with alleging that calls have been made by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to 150 District Magistrates simply days earlier than the scheduled counting of votes

In a pointy outright rejection of allegations made by Congress chief Jairam Ramesh that Union Home Minister Amit Shah had referred to as up district magistrates after voting for the Lok Sabha elections had been accomplished, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar on Monday stated that it was not proper to unfold “rumour” and “doubt everyone.”

“Can someone influence them all? (district magistrates/returning officers) all? Can anyone influence 500-600 people? Tell us who did this. We will punish the person who did it. They should tell the details before counting the votes. It is not right that you spread a rumour and doubt everyone,” Rajiv Kumar stated at a press convention a day earlier than the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections.

He additional accepted the calls for flagged by multi-party delegations forward of the counting of the votes.

“All issues raised by multi-party delegations have been addressed. They demanded that there should be CCTV monitoring of the movements of the control units. That will be done,” the CEC Kumar stated.

A delegation of leaders from the INDIA opposition bloc met the total bench of the Election Commission on Sunday and urged it to make sure that all the rules are adopted on June 4.

While countering the “laapata gentlemen” claims towards the Election Commission the CEC stated, “We chose to communicate through our press notes, of which over 100 were issued during polling.”

Earlier, the Election Commission of India sought factual info and particulars from Congress chief Jairam Ramesh for his public assertion by a put up on his social media deal with alleging that calls have been made by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to 150 District Magistrates simply days earlier than the scheduled counting of votes (June 4).

The ballot physique has sought a response from Jairam Ramesh by June 2, 2024 night for additional crucial motion.

In a letter to Congress General Secretary (Communications) Jairam Ramesh, the Election Commission talked about that “the process of counting votes is a sacred duty cast upon every RO, and such public statements by a senior, responsible, and experienced leader tend to put an element of doubt and thus, deserve to be addressed in the larger public interest.”

“Although, no DM has reported any undue influence, EC had sought details and information from Jairam Ramesh of 150 DMs whom Amit Shah has influenced , as alleged by Mr Ramesh and which he believes to be true, and had thus made these allegations,” the letter added.

On Saturday, Jairam Ramesh had alleged that “outgoing Home Minister has been calling up DMs/Collectors”. He referred to as it “BJP desperation” and stated officers shouldn’t get underneath the strain by such intimidation.

“So far, he has spoken to 150 of them. This is blatant and brazen intimidation, showing how desperate the BJP is. Let it be very clear: the will of the people shall prevail, and on June 4th, Mr. Modi, Mr. Shah, and the BJP will exit, and the INDIA Janbandhan will be victorious. Officers should not get under any pressure and must uphold the Constitution. They are under watch,” he stated.

Lok Sabha elections had been held in seven phases from April 19 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi steering the BJP marketing campaign. Votes will probably be counted on June 4.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA employees and is printed from ANI)


Nilesh Desai
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