The Hush Post: In the poll bound Karnataka, the teams of Election Commission (EC) seizez cash amounts from the houses of leaders from the ruling Congress and the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The EC’s flying squads seized the cash worth Rs. 8 lakh and Rs. 30, 000 from two areas in Koppal’s Gangawati.
The EC flying squads seized Rs 8 lakh from the house of BJP District President Virupaksha and from the residence of Congress leader Shamid Maniyar the EC teams seized Rs 30,000.
On Tuesday night, as many as 9,746 voter ID cards were found from a flat in SLV Park View Apartment in Bengaluru’s Jalahalli locality, and the Election Commission’s revelation of the same at midnight was followed by political sparring, as both BJP and Congress alleged the other’s links with the concerned flat, DNA reported on Wednesday.
The Election Commission officials also seized printers from the same flat on Wednesday.
While the BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar accused the ruling Congress of attempting to rig the Karnataka elections, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala alleged that Nanjamuri rented her own flat to his son Rakesh, who contested corporation election on a BJP ticket in 2015.
However, Sridhar Nanjamari on Wednesday rebuffed such allegations and reportedly said he was the only son of Manjula Nanjamuri.
“I am the only son of Manjula Nanjamari. Rakesh is my mother’s nephew’s son and he has got no connections with the flat in Park View apartment, as is what claimed in media,” Sridhar was quoted as saying and he reportedly added that the flat has been rented to Rangaraju who pays monthly rent for it.
The BJP has reportedly demanded cancellation of the polling in Raj Rajeshwari Nagar constituency where assembly elections are due on May 12 along with the rest of the state, the report said.