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SC rejects plea seeking direction to EC on Rahul
SC rejects plea seeking direction to EC on Rahul Gandhi's citizenship

NEW DELHI. Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the petition seeking direction to Election Commission of India to debar Congress President Rahul Gandhi from contesting the Lok Sabha polls till issue of his citizenship is decided.

The plea was filed by two Delhi residents after BJP MP Subramian Swamy had alleged that a UK company's record shows Gandhi holds British citizenship.

Based on the allegation, the home ministry had also issued a notice to Gandhi asking him to clarify his "factual position".(UPDATED OON MAY 10TH, 2019)