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Tory Candidate Criticized for Allegedly Racist Campaign Tactics

Marco Longhi, a Conservative candidate, has been accused of using racially divisive tactics against his Labour rival Sonia Kumar by sending letters to British-Pakistani voters. Labour officials have condemned the act, urging Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to withdraw support for Longhi. Critics argue this behavior is harmful to both Muslim and Hindu communities.
Marco Longhi, the Conservative candidate for re-election in Dudley North, has been accused of using racist tactics by sending letters to British-Pakistani voters, implying they should vote for him instead of Sonia Kumar due to her Indian surname.

The letter highlighted Kumar's name in bold, capitalized, and underlined text, questioning her stance on Kashmir.

This move has been condemned by Labour officials including Anneliese Dodds and Rajesh Agrawal, who have called for Rishi Sunak to withdraw support for Longhi.

Critics argue that such tactics are divisive and harmful to both Muslim and Hindu communities in the area.

Longhi defended his actions on GB News, stating his focus on human rights abuses in Kashmir.
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