Election Commission to Congress: Stop ‘vendetta’ by Finance Ministry, ED

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, 20 January

Terming as “politically motivated” the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) raid against a close relative of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, the Congress today submitted a memorandum to the Election Commission asking it to intervene and issue directions to the Finance Ministry. Central Investigation Agency.

In the memorandum, the party said the raids were “politically motivated” and were carried out solely to “malign the image” of the CM and the party-led state government.

The party directed the officials of the Ministry of Finance and the Enforcement Directorate and other central agencies to carry out “political vendetta” with immediate and necessary instructions by conducting raids in violation of the instructions/orders of the Election Commission under the Model Code of Conduct and Constitutional powers under the Representation of the People Act. demanded to be given. , 1951, and the Indian Penal Code. ,