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CD issue: EC may postpone Gujarat poll

R Prema | October 29, 2007 09:40 IST

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Gujarat Elections, 2007

Election Commissioners Navin Chawla and Qureshi have threatened to postpone the Gujarat election process and bring President's Rule in the state if the Bharatiya Janata Party fans communal violence in Gujarat through its new CD, which is to be released in the birth place of Sardar Patel.
Both have spoken to the director general of police and the chief secretary to be on alert against a communal CD in which Vishwa Hindu Parishad men being burnt in a train is shown.

If this is telecast, there shall be a possiblity of the entire election process being postponed. If that is done, the Centre can easily clamp President Rule.

Deputy election commissioners have been put on alert in New Delhi to monitor Gujarat.