EC will take Transcript of Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Rape in India’ Remark in Jharkhand Speech

The Election Commission has asked poll government in Jharkhand to submit a certified replica of the speech of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in which he had made the “rape in India” commentary at an election rally inside the state ultimate week.

The decision to are trying to find the transcript got here after BJP leaders approached the ballot panel against Gandhi, accusing him of using the issue of rape as a device to goal political rivals. The BJP had demanded movement in opposition to him.

Official sources within the EC saidin additionmovementwould be contemplatedupon getting the report. “The transcript must be with us whenever now… we’re busy with polling in Jharkhand at present,” said a senior EC functionary.

Addressing an election rally in Godda, Gandhi had made the statement even as taking a jibe on the Modi authorities over rising cases of crimes against women.

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