Working for people, let EC hang me: Khurshid

Congress leader Salman Khurshid has said he would ensure the rights of Pasmanda Muslim community even if the Election Commission “hangs” him. Addressing an election rally in Khatakpur locality on Friday night, the law minister said that EC had censured him, The Commission had censured Khurshid for his remarks on sub-quota for minorities, finding them to be a violation of the model code of conduct for elections.

Khurshid, while campaigning for his wife Louise, a Congress candidate from Farrukhabad assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh, had promised the electorate last month that the party would increase the sub-quota for minorities to 9%, out of the 27% Other Backward Classes (OBC) reservation.

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