According to the notice of the Commission, the officer made a controversial statement in a speech given during a public meeting in Nandigram, which the Election Commission considered to be a violation of the code of conduct.
File photo: Shubhendu Adhikari.
In West Bengal, the campaigning for the fourth phase of the elections for the assembly elections has come to a halt. Meanwhile, on Thursday, the Election Commission has issued notice to Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Shubhendu Adhikari from Nandigram for violating the election code of conduct. According to the notice of the Commission, the officer made a controversial statement in a speech given during a public meeting in Nandigram, which the Election Commission considered to be a violation of the code of conduct.
The Election Commission has issued a notice to Shubhendu Adhikari on the complaint of Kavita Krishnan of CPIML. According to the notice issued by the commission, Kavita Krishnan had stated in her complaint that Shubhendu Adhikari, a candidate from Nandigram on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket, gave hate speech during a public meeting, which was also largely covered by the media. Has gone.
Election Commission of India issues notice to BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari for violation of model code of conduct over a speech delivered by him on 29th March, asks him to give an explanation in 24 hours#WestBengalElections
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In this complaint, the statement of Shubhendu Adhikari has been mentioned in which he has used the word ‘Begum’, not taking any candidate’s name, and he told the public during this time that if they vote Begum, then become a mini Pakistan here. Will go and people like Dawood Ibrahim will come in your society.
Shubhendu will have to answer within 24 hours
During his address, Shubhendu Adhikari also mentioned the flowers offered to Hindu Gods and Goddesses during worship. These statements of Shubhendu are considered by the Election Commission to be a violation of the rules of the Election Code of Conduct and a notice has been issued to Shubhendu Adhikari to present his case. The Shubhendu officer will have to reply to this notice within 24 hours.
Election Commission has also sent notice to Mamta Banerjee
Before Shubhendu Adhikari, the Election Commission had also sent notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was trolling against her from Nandigram, for violation of the code of conduct. Mamata Banerjee was sent a notice by the Election Commission during a rally in Hooghly for allegedly appealing to voters on communal grounds.
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