Fatwas

Fatwas impact voters, EC should take stock: Kiran Bedi

BJP leader Kiran Bedi Wednesday urged the Election Commission (EC) to not allow the issuance of ‘fatwas’ that impact voters before elections. A fatwa is a ruling on a point of Islamic law provided by a recognized authority. “These fatwas impact the freedom of choice. A fatwa means a diktat, a directive… it means a message. They have an impact on voters,” Bedi told reporters here, a day after her