New Delhi: Amid the allegations of gross violation of Model Code of Conduct by the ruling BJP in Assam, a sitting party MLA was caught red-handed whereas allegedly distributing cash to prospective voters within the state which is able to vote for the 39 constituencies within the second part on Thursday.
The sitting BJP MLA Ramakant Dewri caught on camera distributing cash forward of phase II polls who’s contesting the Assam Meeting election from the Morigaon constituency, which is able to go to the polls on Thursday.
Within the video that has gone viral on social media on Wednesday, Dewri might be noticed distributing cash to a gaggle of ladies.
The Aam Aadmi Party’s Assam unit posted the video on its official twitter handle tagging with Election Commission of India, AAP convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Chief Minister Workplace Assam and others.
“BJP candidate from 80 No. LAC Morigaon Ramakant Dewri caught distributing cash amongst voters…’” the caption reads.
Dewri was elected to the assembly on a BJP ticket from Morigaon constituency in the 2016 election defeating his Congress rival Jonjonali Baruah by 29623 votes. His previous can also be not unblemished. In 2017, he bumped into an issue after a purported sex tape that includes Dewri went viral within the Marigaon constituency. He had denied his involvement within the video and stated he would resign if forensic exams confirmed his involvement.
A total of 39 constituencies including Morigaon are going to polls in the second phase of the Assam elections on Thursday. There are a complete of 345 candidates together with 26 girls are within the fray for the second part of the election unfold over 13 districts.
Nevertheless, the BJP-led alliance felt the warmth of public ire as celebration leaders of their desperation utilizing all types of unethical means to win loyalties of voters. The BJP had launched a extremely objectionable commercial after the primary part of election in main Assam dailies that pressured the Election Fee to concern notices to the 9 responsible newspapers after the Congress petitioned to it.