Bengal polls EC imposes 24 hour campaign ban on BJPs Sayantan
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NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Sunday imposed a 24-hour marketing campaign ban on BJP chief Sayantan Basu and Sujata Mondal of the Trinamool Congress for his or her controversial remarks throughout the ongoing meeting polls in West Bengal.
The bar on campaigning by the leaders might be in drive from 7pm on April 18 to 7pm on April 19.
In an order, the ballot panel mentioned it had rigorously thought-about Mondal’s reply to it discover which doesn’t justify the related parts of her assertion “denigrating the Scheduled Caste community in West Bengal”.
“Now, due to this fact, the Commission hereby sternly warns Sujata Mondal and advises her to desist from utilizing such assertion whereas making public utterances throughout the interval when the Model Code of Conduct is in drive,” in accordance with the order.
Basu was issued a discover for his remarks that “if you kill one we will kill four of you…”
The order on Basu mentioned the Commission “sternly warns and condemns Sayantan Basu and strongly advised him to desist from using such statement while making public utterances during the period when the Model Code of Conduct is in force.”
Besides warning the leaders in opposition to making such statements, the ballot panel imposed a ban on campaigning by them.


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