The Election commission has sent a notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for violating the model code of conduct and has sought a reply within 48 hours. (till May 3) for the same.
Addressing an election rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol on April 23, Congress President Rahul Gandhi had said, “Narendra Modi has made a new law in which there is a line that says tribals can be shot at.”
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had complained to the Election Commission over Rahul Gandhi’s speech in the rally.
The election commission then asked for the speech’s recording from Madhya Pradesh’s Chief Election Officer.
The notice against Congress president by the Election Commission has come after a week of the BJP’s complaint to EC.
The notice has been served to Congress President Rahul Gandhi through a special messenger.