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Congress urges CEO to debar Assam CM from campaigning over ‘MCC violation’

Guwahati, October 23: The opposition Congress in Assam on Saturday urged the state's chief electoral officer to bar Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for the October 30 by-elections, alleging that he violated the model code of conduct (MCC) by promising development projects in poll-bound constituencies.The party also claimed that the CM has "lowered the prestige of Indian Parliamentary System, the election system and the Constitution" during the campaigning for candidates of the BJP and its allies. In a memorandum to Nitin Khade, the state's chief electoral officer, the...
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Ready to withdraw FIR against Assam CM: Mizoram govt

Aizawl, August 1: The Mizoram government is ready to withdraw the FIR filed against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Secretary Lalnunmawia Chuango said on Sunday.Even Chief Minister Zoramthanga did not approve the inclusion of Sarma's name in the FIR, he said. "In fact, our chief minister did not really approve of mentioning the name of the Assam chief minister in the FIR. He suggested to me that we should look into it," he told reporters.Chuango said that he will discuss the matter with police officials concerned and remove...
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