Election Commission hauls up Yogi Adityanath, Mayawati for communal speeches, temporarily bars them from campaigning

Meera Emmanuel April 15 2019
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The Election Commission of India has passed orders temporarily barring incumbent Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the BSP's Mayawati from campaigning for the 2019 general elections on finding them guilty of having made polarising, communal speeches in violation fo the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).

Yogi Adityanath has been pulled up for having used objectionable statements such as "green virus" in relation to the Muslim League party. Referring to the campaign trail in Kerala, where the Congress is allied with the Muslim . . .

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