Matter for Election Commission to decide: NIA, Sadhvi Pragya respond to call for election ban

Aditya AK April 23 2019
Pragya Thakur

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has stated it has no jurisdiction to decide on the issue of whether Sadhvi Pragya Thakur should be allowed to contest the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections. The question ought to be decided by the Election Commission of India, the reply filed by the NIA states.

Last week, the Special NIA Court hearing the Malegaon Blasts case - in which Sadhvi Pragya is the main accused - had

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