Election Commission seeks report on Yogi Adityanath calling Indian Army ‘Modi ji ki sena’ 

Pahi Mehra  Tuesday 2nd of April 2019 10:49 AM
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Yogi Adityanath.

New Delhi: The Election Commission, on Monday, sought a report after Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath called the Indian Army “Modiji ki Sena” at an election rally. The poll panel has asked for a factual report from the Ghaziabad district election office and asked it to submit it by Tuesday.

After Adityanath’s remark, criticization poured in against him and the Bharatiya Janata Party. The opposition accused him for insulting the armed forces and called this description is “politicizing the Indian Army” and passing of their achievements as their own.

Former Indian Navy chief Admiral L Ramdas, on Monday, said he would approach the Election Commission Adityanath for the UP CM’s remark. He asserted that the armed forces do not belong to any individual and claimed that many veterans and those in the service were upset over it.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee called Adityanath’s remark shocking and tweeted:

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi tweeted, “Adityanath must apologise.”

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot shared his agitation and tweeted:




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