The District Congress Committee (DCC) Mokokchung and its sub-ordinate Aonglenden Assembly Constituency Congress Committee issued a clarification on Monday regarding allegations leveled against Indian National Congress (INC) candidate I Temsu Jamir for the forthcoming ULB election from Sangtemla, Ward 11.

In response to the complaint letter filed by the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), Mokokchung Region to the Returning Officer, ULB Election, Mokokchung on Monday, alleging electoral malpractice by the Congress candidate, the DCC Mokokchung issued an 8-point clarification Monday evening.

The DCC Mokokchung said that the Police Constable, namely Rongsenshilu, alleged to have been caught red- handed of committing electoral malpractices is neither known to the Party nor the Candidate and as such, whatever act has been committed by the aforesaid person has been done on his own accord.

The DCC Mokokchung stated that the Police Constable, namely Rongsenshilu, alleged to have been caught red-handed committing electoral malpractices, is neither known to the Party nor the Candidate. Any actions attributed to him are entirely his own, it said. The DCC Mokokchung further maintained that neither the Party nor the Candidate has any affiliation with the Police Constable named in the complaint letter.

The DCC Mokokchung also said that the allegation leveled against the Candidate is truly unfounded and false in its entirety and added that the Party as well as the Candidate truly uphold and acknowledge the sanctity and integrity of the electoral institution of the nation.

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It went on to say that the Party is aggrieved by the action of the NDPP Party for destroying the impeccable image and unblemished reputation of its Candidate just few days before the polling day for an act alleged to have been done by a person not known to the Party as well as the Candidate.

Further, the Congress Party urged the NDPP and all parties to refrain from making unfounded and unverified allegations against any Candidate in the future.

The Congress Party as well as the Candidate urges the electors not to be led astray by such false allegations, the DCC added.

Finally, the DCC Mokokchung said that the Party as well as the Candidate encourages all voters to stay firm and vigilant against such electoral malpractices and come out from the comfort of their homes on the day of the poll to vote for the leader of their choice for a better future.

The DCC Mokokchung’s clarification refuting the allegations brought against I Temsu Jamir ahead of the ULB elections was appended by Watimongba Aier, President, District Congress Committee, Mokokchung and Toshipokba Longkumer, Convenor, District Level ULB Election Committee, Mokokchung.

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