Education A Fetish With BJP Leaders? Queen Oja ‘Fudges’ Education Details in Poll Affidavit
Gauhati Constituency BJP candidate Queen Oja re-submitted her affidavit after controversy erupted over her education qualifications. Independent candidate and Supreme Court advocate Upamanyu Hazarika lodged complaint against Oja and demanded that her nomination be rejected for submitting wrong facts.
Oja had claimed her educational qualification as Higher Secondary from state-run Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU) whereas the university doesn’t offer such a course. Oja said that it happened due to some mistake.
“During the scrutiny of nomination papers, I have registered my complaint to the returning officer against Queen Oja. Oja has falsified her educational qualification as stated in the nomination form by Oja on her own admission. She has filed two affidavits notarized on the same day. On this ground I have filed a notarized affidavit objecting the candidature of Queen Oja,” Hazarika said.…
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