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DMK President Expressed Shock Over Complaints of Election Malpractices in Bihar Elections

Chennai: On Wednesday, president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) M.K.Stalin expressed shock over the Mahagathbandhan alliance’s complaints of alleged election malpractices in the just ended Bihar assembly elections.

In a statement given here, Stalin stated each citizen expects that the elections should be held freely and objectively without any interference.

He stated that only when that expectation is satisfied then democracy in this nation will have a healthy future which everybody should realize.

The Grand Alliance drove by the Rashtriya Janata Dal had lost in a closely fought battle with the NDA drove by the JD(U).

Stalin additionally wished Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his electoral victory.

The RJD had also claimed that the JD-U attempted to slow down the pace of count. It had also claimed that successful candidates are not being given winning certificates.

Speaking to journalists on Tuesday, RJD representative Manoj Jha said he wants to urge Chief Minister Nitish Kumar not to disrespect the public’s mandate.

The party’s official Twitter handle had additionally tweeted out a list of 119 candidates who they claimed had emerged victorious. However, the EC’s returning officials were not giving them winning certificates due to pressure from Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his government, the party alleged.

The Election Commission said in a late-night press conference that they were not under any pressure.

Chitranjan Gagan, the state representative of the RJD, additionally claimed that CM Nitish Kumar was misusing his power to influence the electoral process in more than twelve constituencies. Henceforth, his party will file complaints before the Election Commission of India.

However, the ruling JD-U has denied every such allegation, considering them a sign of frustration. Sanjay Singh, the JD-U spokesperson, stated that “The people of Bihar have defeated the Mahagathbandhan and now its leaders are levelling false allegations against us. The NDA has contested these elections with Nitish Kumar as the CM face and he will remain the Chief Minister of Bihar.”



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