NCPCR asks EC to take action against Rahul Gandhi, Cong for 'misusing' children in Bharat Jodo Yatra

The NCPCR charged that this is a violation of Election Commission rules which say that only adults can be part of a political party.

Rahul Gandhi in Bharat Jodo Yatra

The apex child rights body NCPCR has asked the Election Commission to initiate necessary action and inquiry into a complaint against the Congress and Rahul Gandhi for allegedly "misusing children as political tools" in the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra.

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights said it is in receipt of a complaint wherein it has been alleged that Gandhi and the Jawahar Bal Manch are targeting children with political intentions and making them to get involved in political activities.