Suvendu’s Nandigram speech violated ‘Model Code of Conduct’, says EC, demands reply in 24 hours | India News

NEW DELHI: The Election Fee on Thursday issued a discover to BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari for violating the Mannequin Code of Conduct throughout an election rally in West Bengal.
The discover was issued following a criticism by CPI-ML chief Kavita Krishnan.
In her criticism, the CPI-ML chief accused Suvendu of hate speech throughout an election rally in poll-bound West Bengal’s Nandigram constituency, the place the BJP chief is contesting in opposition to TMC chief Mamata Banerjee.
Throughout the rally, Suvendu, with out naming Mamata Banerjee, requested the folks to not vote for “Begum”.
In his speech, the excpert of which have been talked about within the EC discover, Suvendu additional warns {that a} vote for “Begum” would outcome within the creation of “mini Pakistan”.
“A Daud Ibrahim has come up in your locality,” he was quoted as saying within the Election Fee’s discover.
Taking a observe of Krishanan’s criticism, the Election Fee held that Suvendu’s remark have been in violation of the clauses (2) and (3) of Half I of ‘Basic Conduct of Mannequin Code of Conduct for the steering of political events and candidates.
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