Money bags rule the roost
The Election Commission has done the right thing by recommending that the Rajya Sabha election in Jharkhand be countermanded. The seizure of Rs 2.25 crore in cash from a car belonging to the relative of one of the candidates was the last straw in an election that was already under the scanner due to the presence of a number of ‘money bag’ candidates standing as independents.
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