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Big relief for Rahul Gandhi as EC declares his nomination valid in Amethi

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Lucknow: In a big and major relief to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the Election Commission has declared as valid his nomination from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

 

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An independent candidate on Saturday had raised objections over Gandhi’s nominations, alleging discrepancies over citizenship and educational qualifications in his affidavit.

 

Good news for Rahul Gandhi as EC declares his nomination valid for Amethi:

 

Ravi Prakash, lawyer for the complainant Dhruv Raj, claimed that he had documents that indicated that Gandhi was a British national.

 

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Taking note of the complaint, BJP spokesman G.V.L. Narsimha also asked the Congress President to come clean on the issue.

Yogendra Misra, the Amethi district Congress President, on Monday, said that the allegations were countered legally after which the nomination of Gandhi was declared valid.

 

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Covid-19 : Yogi government bought 50 thousand antigen test kits

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The Yogi government of UP is leaving no stone unturned to tackle the corona virus. Now the Yogi government has purchased 50,000 antigen test kits to further strengthen the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic.

Additional Chief Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Amit Mohan Prasad said that these kits will be used to investigate coronavirus cases hidden in important districts including Meerut.

He said that the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state has crossed the 24 thousand mark. Prasad said that the corona cases in Meerut division were cause for concern, so a rapid trial is planned there.

Of the newly recorded cases, 170 cases belonged to the districts of Meerut Division, including Gautam Buddha Nagar (58), Ghaziabad (52), Meerut (42), Bulandshahr (17), Baghpat (9) and Hapur (8).

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi has directed the state Health and Medical Education Department to set up a dedicated laboratory for Ghaziabad district.

Districts that have more than 10 active cases, Lucknow (54), Moradabad (25), Kanpur (23), Aligarh (19), Bulandshahr (17), Varanasi (16), Bareilly (15), Mathura (15) , Gorakhpur (13), Ayodhya (13), Prayagraj (12), Unnao (12), Ballia (10) and Mau (10).

 

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