Goa polls: AAP, TMC file complaints in opposition to one another over controversial ‘bribery’ video

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Panaji,
Feb
13:

On
the
eve
of
polling
in
Goa,
the
Trinamool
Congress
and
the
Aam
Aadmi
Get together
on
Sunday
lodged
complaints
in opposition to
every
different
over
a
sting
operation
video
broadcast
on
a
tv
channel.

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The
channel
had
broadcast
a
video
claiming
one
TMC
and
three
Congress
candidates
had
taken
bribes
to
change
their
occasion
affiliation
in
case
they
win
the
Meeting
polls
scheduled
for
February
14.

AAP
Panaji
candidate
Valmiki
Naik
mentioned
his
occasion
filed
a
criticism
with
the
chief
electoral
officer
of
the
state
so
that
authorities
are
made
conscious
of
the
video.

TMC
Benaulim
candidate
Churchill
Alemao,
who
is
one
of
the
individuals
accused
of
taking
the
bribe
as
per
the
video,
lodged
a
criticism
with
the
chief
electoral
officer
demanding
that
the
clip
be
eliminated
from
all
platforms,
and
additionally
filed
an
FIR
in opposition to
AAP
and
the
TV
channel.

Alemao
claimed
AAP
had
violated
the
“silent
interval”,
the
part
between
the
finish
of
campaigning,
which
in
Goa’s
case
was
Saturday
night,
and
voting,
which
is
scheduled
for
Monday.

Naik
denied
the
silent
interval
had
been
violated,
claiming
he
had
not
indulged
in
any
variety
of
campaigning.

TMC
Rajya
Sabha
MP
Sushmita
Dev
additionally
filed
a
criticism
in opposition to
Naik
and
AAP
Delhi
MLA
Atishi,
who
is
the
occasion’s
Goa
desk
in
cost.

Dev
demanded
that
AAP
delete
a
tweet
which
had
the
offending
video
and
take away
posts
in
this
connection
on
different
social
media
platforms.

When
contacted,
Goa
chief
electoral
officer
Kunal
mentioned
motion
will
be
taken
on
the
complaints
as
per
the
Illustration
of
the
Individuals
Act.

Story first printed: Sunday, February 13, 2022, 23:47 [IST]

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