College lecturer suspended for Facebook post predicting 300 seats for BJP, Madhya Pradesh HC grants stay

Meera Emmanuel June 5 2019

The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday stayed the suspension of Ujjain college lecturer Dr Raju Musalgaonkar, who had predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would win around 300 seats in the 2019 General Elections.

Sitting at the Indore Bench, Justice Vivek Rusia stayed the suspension in a plea moved by Musalgaonkar through advocate Kuldeep Pathak.

The suspension order was prompted by a Facebook post put up by Musalgaonkar on April 29. The post stated, "BJP . . .

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