EC notice to Rahul for saying Modi government enacted law allowing tribals to be shot dead

The commission has given Gandhi 48 hours to respond to the notice, failing which "it will take a decision without further reference to him".

Published: 02nd May 2019 01:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd May 2019 01:09 AM   |  A+A-

Congress president Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that the Narendra Modi government has formulated a new law which allows tribals to be shot dead.

The commission has given Gandhi 48 hours to respond to the notice, failing which "it will take a decision without further reference to him".

The notice has been served to him through a special messenger.

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