Pranab Mukherjee hails EC for 'perfectly' conducted LS polls; Congress says ex-President may be 'unaware' of clean chits to PM
When the Election Commission is enduring an onslaught from Opposition parties for being one-sided, the former president Pranab Mukherjee has praised the job of the poll board saying the 2019 Lok Sabha polls were led "perfectly".
The former Congress man's respect for the poll board has brought about grateful tweets, for the most part from Bharatiya Janata Party pioneers like Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, MJ Akbar, Smriti Irani, Major Surendra Poonia and Poonam Mahajan.
Congress representative PL Punia, nonetheless, has said that he didn't believe that the former president was "mindful" of the episodes of the poll board giving a perfect chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for each supposed infringement. "The Election Commissions, after some time, have constantly completed a decent job...but this Election Commission has given a perfect chit to the head administrator on pretty much every violation...Today 21 gatherings will meet the Election Commission and we trust that they take comprehension of the issue... I don't think the former president Pranab Mukherjee knows about a large portion of the episodes," he told.
Talking at a book dispatch occasion in New Delhi on Monday, he said that directly from the principal election commissioner Sukumar Sen to the present election commissioners, the foundation is working great.
He said all the three commissioners are delegated by the official and they are carrying out their responsibility well.
Mukherjee stated, "You can't condemn them. It was the ideal leader of elections."
"On the off chance that majority rules system has succeeded, it is generally because of ideal direct of elections by election commissioners, beginning from Sukumar Sen to the present election commissioners," Mukherjee said at the release of the book 'Characterizing India: Through Their Eyes' by NDTV's Sonia Singh.