Imphal, April 21,
State BJP today lodged complaint to the ECI seeking action against Congress MLA K. Meghachandra and MLA K Ranjit for threatening to a police constable who was on election duty on the polling day of Phase II 17th Lok Sabha Election at a polling station Nongpok Keithel Maning Primary School in Thoubal district.
The BJP Manipur Pradesh alleged that the Congress MLA K Meghachadra and MLA K Ranjit had threatened a police constable on election duty in front of Public using un-parliamentary language.
In a press conference held today at Nityapat Chuthek Keishampat, former General Secretary of the BJP Manipur Pradesh K. Saratkumar said that the BJP Manipur Pradesh strongly condemn the act of the two representatives of the people – MLA K Meghachandra and MLA K. Ranjit at which a policeman on election duty was victimize in front of public.
“Even after knowing that the Police constable was assigned on duty by the Election Commission the two MLAs threatened the constable in public”, K Saratkumar said and added that such an attitude of the MLAs is strongly condemned by the BJP Manipur Pradesh.
He further said that an MLA or an MP cannot move out of his constituency during polling days. As a result of it the BJP Manipur Pradesh had lodged complaint to the CEO Manipur and ECI to take up appropriate legal against the two MLAs, Sharatkumar added.
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Simon Monday, 22 April 2019 07:13 Comment Link
I saw the video that went viral. Very insulting. They were lucky the constable restrained himself from going to the extreme.