Tejasvi Surya accused of ‘threatening’ K’taka students

The incident came to light after students — especially from Jain College in Bengaluru — shared screenshots of messages from WhatsApp groups.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 05, 2024 | 8:00 AMUpdatedApr 05, 2024 | 9:12 AM

BJYM president and Bangalore South incumbent MP Tejasvi Surya filed nominations for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls on Thursday, 4 April, 2024.

The Karnataka wing of the National Students’ Union of India has complained to the Election Commission against BJP’s Bangalore South MP Tejasvi Surya, alleging coercive behaviour. The incident came to light after several students shared screenshots of WhatsApp messages from their college groups. The messages threatened them with dire consequences if they failed to attend the MP’s rally.

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