New Delhi, April 13: People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday lashed out Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah for allegedly marginalising and diving people in the name of religion and attacking the secular culture of the country. Hitting out at Shah in Srinagar on Friday for attacking the secular culture of the country, Mufti said, "Language being used by Amit Shah and his men for votes in this election, isn't right. India is a secular country."
Congress party on Friday released the list of seven candidates for Lok Sabha Elections 2019. The prominent names in the list includes names of leaders like Jyotiraditya Scindia and Manish Tiwari. AICC General Secretary for UP East, Jyotiraditya Scindia, will contest from Guna Lok Sabha constituency in MP.
The Congress on Friday accused Union Minister Smriti Irani of furnishing "contradictory information" about her educational qualifications in the affidavits filed during various elections since 2004. The attack came a day after Irani, who is contesting against Congress President Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, declared in her affidavit that she was not a graduate. "Smriti Irani has proved one thing that how one can be a 12th class pass from being a graduate. It is possible in only under Modi government," Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi said.
In the important political events which are scheduled to take place today are:
Prime minister Narendra Modi will attend election rallies in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Meanwhile, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will pay tributes to martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar in the morning. Then he will address election rallies in Karnataka.
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