Beni Prasad Verma to meet EC on minority quota issue

The congress leader Beni Prasad Verma to meet EC on minority quota issue, The Election Commission has accepted Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma’s request to hear him. The poll panel is likely to meet with Mr Verma and his counsel on Friday. Last week, Mr Verma had said that his comments could have been a ‘slip of the tongue’ and he respected the poll panel.

Mr Verma, who is the union minister of steel, was issued a notice by the election commission for violating the moral code of conduct during an election speech in Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh where he had made comments on the minority quota.

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