BJP writes to EC for disqualification of Raman Bhalla, FIR against his wife
jkupdate.com | 08-Apr-2019 06:36 PM
  • Liaison team members with election authorities Advocates Parimoksh Seth and Hunar Gupta addressing media persons at Jammu.

JAMMU: Taking strong note of the provocative, anti-Jammu and communal utterances of Indira Bhalla wife of Raman Bhalla, the Congress candidate for Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary Constituency, State BJP has lodged  written complaints to the Election Commission through Chief Electoral Officer, J&K.

Addressing media persons, Liaison team members with election authorities Advocates Parimoksh Seth and Hunar Gupta, informed that the party has filed a written complaints against Indira Bhalla for her public statement at Poonch during election rally of Congress candidate, Raman Bhalla, on April 02, 2019. In the said election rally, Indira Bhalla played communal card to lure the voters of a particular community and has also hurt the religious sentiments of other community.

Both, Parimoksh and Hunar further told that Indira Bhalla has, infact, made such statement under a planned strategy to polarize the ongoing elections to benefit her husband, the Congress candidate. Indira Bhalla labelled 2008 agitation of Shri Amarnath land row as communal thereby hurting the religious sentiments.

The written complaints have called upon the Election Commission to take appropriate action under rules and regulations governing Model Code of Conduct and relevant provisions of RPC, which provides for cancellation/disqualification of the candidature of Congress candidate and registration of FIR against Indira Bhalla. A copy of video clip has been provided to CEO. Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) Ghulam Nabi Azad was also present in the public rally but he failed to condemn the statement of Indira Bhalla thereby giving his consent to her communal statement.

Adv. Ishant Gupta and Adv. Varun Gupta were also present in the press conference.

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