Congress claims that Mallikarjun Kharge's helicopter was checked in Bihar.


Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's helicopter was inspected in Kerala.

New Delhi:

Opposition leaders being targeted by election officials, the Congress on Sunday claimed that when its chief Mallikarjan Kharge's helicopter was inspected in Bihar's Samastipur, leaders of the BJP-led NDA were ' Being allowed to move 'freely'. Mr. Kharge addressed Lok Sabha election rallies in Samastipur and Muzaffarpur in the state on Saturday.

Congress leader Rajesh Rathore claimed in a video message on X that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's helicopter was checked in Kerala and now party president Kharge has been checked in Samastipur in Bihar.

Mr. Rathore, who is the chief spokesperson of the Congress' Bihar unit, also shared a video claiming that the Chief Electoral Officer of Bihar himself was supervising the inspection of Kharge's helicopter in Samastipur.

The video shows a helicopter surrounded by police personnel.

In his video message, Mr. Rathore said, “The Election Commission (EC) should clarify whether such checks on helicopters of Congress leaders are routine and whether similar checks are done on top NDA leaders.” was done,” Mr. Rathore said in his video message.

“The EC should make all such records public, otherwise it will be perceived that it is only targeting opposition leaders to stop them, and letting NDA leaders go scot-free,” he said. “

The Congress spokesperson said that the Election Commission should release the videos of all the leaders who have been scrutinised.

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