EC seeks explanation from official for incorrect entry on complaint against PM’s Balakot remark

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NEW DELHI: The Election Commission (EC) is examining Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks urging youth to vote in the name of those who carried out Balakot air strikes, but its grievance redressal portal shows that the complaint has been “resolved”.

Now, the Commission has sought an explanation from the concerned returning officer for the error.

“The status should have shown that the matter has been referred to Election Commission headquarters. But the entry reflected that the complaint as resolved … It is being rectified,” explained a senior EC functionary.

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