The danger of simultaneous polls

July 13, 2018 12:00 am | Updated 04:58 am IST - BENGALURU

The former Union Minister and Congress MP, Jairam Ramesh, on Thursday said the NDA government’s proposal on holding simultaneous polls to the Parliament and the State Assemblies will only open the door for dictatorship under the BJP’s rule.

Speaking at a function here, the Congress leader said that after “one nation one tax (GST), the Modi government is for one nation one election”.

He added that merger of polls would undermine State elections which are fought on different issues as compared to Lok Sabha elections, he added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been emulating the German dictator Adolf Hitler’s policies, the Congress leader also warned.

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