The Congress on Wednesday alleged that a “cash for votes” scam was busted in Arunachal Pradesh with the recovery of Rs 1.8 crore in cash from Chief Minister Pema Khandu’s convoy and asked the poll panel to register a case against Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as the chief minister and his deputy.
Accusing the BJP of using “money power” to woo voters in the northeast, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Rs 1.8 crore was allegedly recovered from the chief minister’s convoy in Pasighat around midnight, hours before Modi was to address a rally there on Wednesday morning.
Khandu and his deputy Chowna Mein should be immediately sacked, he said and also sought the termination of the candidature of Tapir Gao, the BJP’s Arunachal Pradesh president who has been fielded from the Arunachal West Lok Sabha constituency.…
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