Offensive remarks against Congress, KCR banned for 48 hours from campaigning; Election Commission action

Offensive remarks against Congress, KCR banned for 48 hours from campaigning; Election Commission action

The Election Commission has registered a case against former Telangana Chief Minister and BRS president K for violating the model code of conduct.

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Election Commission Bans KCR from Campaigning for Violating Model Code of Conduct

The Election Commission has registered a case against former Telangana Chief Minister and BRS president K for violating the model code of conduct. Chandrasekhar Rao has also been banned from campaigning for 48 hours. The commission has taken this decision based on the complaint filed by Congress leader G Niranjan. In which KCR was accused of making insulting and offensive remarks against the Congress.

The Election Commission has said in a statement that BRS president K. Chandrasekhar Rao violated the model code of conduct by making controversial statements in a press conference.

Citing Article 324 of the Constitution, the commission has banned K Chandrasekhar Rao from holding any public meeting, public procession, public rally, program and interviews, public speech in media (electronic, print, social media) for 48 hours from 8 pm tonight.

The Election Commission said Rao’s remarks at a press conference in Sirilla on April 5 were in violation of the Model Code of Conduct. After Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala, Rao is the second leader to be banned for 48 hours from campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections.

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