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Violation of poll code: PMO denies BJP charges
April 02, 2006 22:51 IST
The Prime Ministers' Office on Sunday night denied that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced any package during electioneering in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, which was recently hit by ethnic violence.
In an apparent reference to the Bharatiya Janata Party's charge, the Prime Minister's Media Advisor Sanjaya Baru said representatives of some political parties have alleged that the prime minister had announced a package for the autonomous district of Karbi Anglong in Assam.
"This is factually incorrect," he said.
"The prime minister was in Assam and met representatives of the autonomous district council of Karbi Anglong and received a memorandum submitted by them.
"The prime minister did not make any announcement that contravenes election laws," he added.