BJP said it has a CD purportedly showing Congress C P Mohammed from Pattambi seat in Palakkad district, "passing on money" in exchange for votes.

Kerala polls BJP urges EC to cancel Pattambi election alleging corruption
news Kerala2016 Monday, May 16, 2016 - 20:46

The BJP on Monday urged the Election Commission to countermand the Assembly election in Pattambi constituency of Kerala alleging the Congress candidate there was indulging in "corrupt electoral practice".

Assembly polls were held in Kerala, along with Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Monday.

In a memorandum to the Commission, BJP said it has a CD purportedly showing Congress C P Mohammed from Pattambi seat in Palakkad district, "passing on money" in exchange for votes at an elector's house.

"This one brief video is not an isolated case of bribery, it amply represents the way the UDF candidates have attempted to cheat on the people of Kerala and also the Constitution of India that enables them to participate in the electoral processes," the memorandum alleged.

It urged the Commission to countermand the election in Pattambi seat and disqualify the Congress candidate.

 

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