Laloo denounces EC decision to countermand Chapra poll

Published on May 10, 2004 07:36 PM IST

Denouncing EC's decision to countermand Chapra polls, Laloo has demanded that repolling should be conducted under Army supervision.

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PTI | ByPress Trust of India, Patna

RJD chief Laloo Prasad Yadav on Monday denounced the Election Commission's decision to countermand polling in Chapra Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar and demanded repolling under the Army supervision.

Describing the decision as 'unfortunate,' he said the EC was "misled and it was setting a new tradition by countermanding and ordering a repoll."

Yadav said that repoll should be conducted under the supervision of the Army and there should neither be Bihar police nor paramilitary personnel.

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