Kerala Lok Sabha Elections

Muslim League To Approach Election Commission Over CM Yogi Adityanath's 'virus' Comment

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Published:


  • IUML has decided to approach the Election Commission against Yogi Adityanath's 'virus' tweet
  • After tagging the Muslim League in Kerala as 'virus' the BJP leader further stated that the Congress has been 'infected with this virus' and that if they win, this virus will spread across the country.

Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), an ally of Congress in Kerala, will be approaching the Election Commission over chief minister Yogi Adityanath's contentious 'virus' comment.

Congress' ally have scheduled a meet at Nirvachan Sadan at 11:00 AM on Saturday, following Yogi Adityanath's controversial comment, wherein he called the IUML a 'virus', furthermore adding how this virus has infected the Congess party and that if this alliance comes to power, this 'virus' will spread across the country. 

This comment comes a day after Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination of his second 'safe' seat from Kerala's Wayanad apart from the Gandhi family's bastion Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. 

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The BJP leader further touted that the Muslim League is the cause of the 1947 partition of the country, further citing how this 'threat' still looms over the country. The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh also objected over the 'green flags' of the Muslim League, to welcome Congress president Rahul Gandhi. 

"In the fight for Independence in 1857, the entire nation fought alongside Mangal Pandey. After that, the virus of Muslim league spread across the country to the extent that it divided the country. The same threat is looming over the country today." 

"Green flags (of Indian Union Muslim League) are waving again. Congress is infected with the virus of Muslim league, beware," he added.

The Election Commission has already issued a warning to the BJP Leader against such remarks over his 'Modi Sena' remark, citing the Defence Forces, 

Kerala which has 20 seats is set to vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in phase 3 on April 23.

READ| Yogi Adityanath Makes Controversial Attack On Congress Over Kerala Ally IUML, Says "Congress Is Infected With The Virus Of Muslim League"


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