Up to Election Commission to decide poll dates: Gujarat CM

December 3, 2019

first_imgGujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday dismissed charges that the BJP was interfering with the Election Commission’s work and said it was the up to the poll panel to announce election dates in the state.“We are not interfering in the announcement of election dates. Let the Election Commission (EC) act at its own discretion,” Rupani told India TV. His remarks came, after the Congress accused the Modi government of “grossest interference” in the working of the poll body. The EC on Thursday had only announced election dates for Himachal Pradesh and not Gujarat.Mr. Rupani said that elections would be held on time in Gujarat and that opposition should protest “had we been delaying the elections”.last_img

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