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EC cracks whip on AGP

Written by: Staff

Guwahati, Apr 4 (UNI) After Mr Pramod Mahajan, the Election Commission (EC) today cracked the whip on the AGP on a similar offense for holding a press conference after the end of the electioneering time.

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J B Prakash informed newsmen that a complaint had been received and the EC had asked the District Magistrate of Kamrup to register a case against AGP president Brindabon Goswami and party spokesman Apruba Kumar Bhattacharya.

Reacting to that, AGP spokesman, Mr Bhattacharya, said the party had the highest regard for the EC and given credit for holding free and fair poll in the state but on the said day and said time neither was a press conference called nor any of the two leaders present in Guwahati.

'' I was in Tinsukia and our president Goswami was in Tezpur.

Besides that it was not a press conference but a group of journalists coming to our party office as usual in the afternoon and talked to some of our party colleagues, '' he said.

The CEO said the DM would inquire about the matter and would file a report soon.


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