The Election Fee on Monday sought a “detailed report” from the chief electoral officer of Madhya Pradesh on Nath’s remarks in opposition to a lady candidate throughout a ballot rally within the state. Addressing a ballot assembly on Sunday in Gwalior’s Dabra city the place the BJP has fielded Imarti Devi, Nath mentioned the Congress candidate was a “easy individual” in contrast to the opponent who was an “merchandise”.
Imarti Devi and 21 different MLAs loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia had resigned from the Congress and the state meeting and joined the BJP in March, within the course of bringing down the Nath authorities. “Based mostly on the report acquired from the chief electoral officer of MP, now we have requested for an in depth report. It might be with the Fee on Tuesday. Based mostly on it, the Fee would take a view,” mentioned a senior EC functionary.
The Nationwide Fee for Girls had additionally forwarded the matter to the Election Fee for needed motion. “we acquired reference from NCW, we had already sought an in depth report from CEO, Madhya Pradesh,” the EC official mentioned. Bypolls to 28 Madhya Pradesh meeting seats will probably be held on November three and the counting of votes will happen on November 10.