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Congress calls PM Modi's 'graveyard' remark 'deplorable,' to file complaint with EC

The Congress is planning to file a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his 'controversial' remarks made during his speech at a rally in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

Secretary of the Legal and Human Rights Department of the Congress party KC Mittal said that a complaint will be filed over the Prime Minister's deplorable statement during his address.

On Sunday, while addressing a rally in UP, Prime Minister Modi had said that no government must discriminate the public on the lines of religion and caste.

"If there is electricity during Ramadan, then it must be available during Diwali too. There shouldn't be any discrimination," Modi said.

Modi also asserted that "If the land is given for cemetery in a village, it should be given for cremation ground also."

Stressing the point that the public should not be divided into lines of caste and religion, Modi stated that "Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas" is his government's mantra.

Last week, Congress had asked the Election Commission to take action against Prime Minister Modi and the BJP for hosting a public rally at Uttarakhand without permission.