Senior Congress chief Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday demanded that the Election Commission cancel the postal ballots polled to this point for the November 3 Madhya Pradesh by-elections as candidates have but not been given the listing of such voters.
Earlier within the day, Congress staff staged a protest exterior the workplace of the state Chief Electoral Officer in Bhopal.
Later, a three-member delegation led by Mr Singh met the Election Commission (EC) officers.
Talking to reporters after the assembly, Mr Singh stated, “Our major calls for had been that postal ballots polled to this point be cancelled and a listing of such voters be offered to all candidates.”
The Congress chief stated the officers knowledgeable that the EC goes to carry a gathering on the problem on Tuesday.
He additionally stated the transfers of presidency officers within the bypoll-bound districts needs to be stopped and solely these officers, towards whom a grievance was lodged and was verified, needs to be eliminated.
Mr Singh alleged that some police officers had been influencing voters in favour of the ruling BJP.
He thanked the EC for eradicating some police officers towards whom complaints had been made.
“We are maintaining a tally of the law enforcement officials towards whom complaints are reaching to us. We warn them that Congress leaders know take care of such parts whether or not we keep within the authorities or not, although we’re returning to energy,” the Congress veteran stated.
Alleging that law enforcement officials within the Gwalior-Chambal area had been doing “netagiri” (management), he stated the Congress has been taking it severely.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan accused state Congress president Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh of threatening the federal government officers and staff.
“Kamal Nath ji and Digvijay Singh ji are threatening the officers and staff these days after anticipating their potential defeat. Words like we’ll see, we’ll take care of it are getting used,” Chouhan stated in a tweet.
“We attraction to the Election Commission to take suo motu cognisance on this problem,” he added.
By-elections to twenty-eight Assembly seats within the state are scheduled on November 3.
Twenty-five of those seats fell vacant after sitting Congress MLAs resigned and joined the BJP, resulting in the collapse of the Kamal Nath-led state authorities.
Besides, three seats fell vacant because of the demise of their sitting MLAs.
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