NCP leader, Tariq Anwar on Monday said that no one is above law, and if the Congress candidate from Varanasi, Ajay Rai, has violated the model code of conduct, then action should be taken by the Election Commission (EC).
Lok Sabha polls 2014 — Over 54 per cent voters on Monday exercised their franchise for 18 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the last leg of the Lok Sabha polls which will decide the fate of BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav among others.
Congress today stepped up offencive against Narendra Modi accusing him of invoking religious sentiments to woo voters as his "personality cult" campaign had failed, and tried to paint it as a fight between the "son of the soil" and "outsiders".
The Lok Sabha polls in this temple town may be high-profile with presence of BJP`s Narendra Modi and AAP`s Arvind Kejriwal but the fight is `asset-light` when it comes to declared wealth of the candidates and it is an Independent who is the richest.
Congress candidate Ajay Rai, who is pitted against Narendra Modi, on Sunday termed the allegation of illegal gun trade against him by BJP leader Amit Shah as a "conspiracy" to malign his image and said he will quit active politics if the charge is proved true.