Delhi 2020

EC censures Kejriwal 

The Election Commission on Friday censured AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for violating the model code of conduct by alleging that the BJP incited communal violence in Delhi.  

 

The Election Commission censured Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday for alleging that the BJP incited communal violence in Delhi.

 

In its order to Mr. Kejriwal, the EC said, “… the Commission hereby conveys its displeasure and censures you for the above violation of MCC and expects you to be more circumspect in your public utterances in future."

 

The EC said that in its considered view his statements had “the effect of aggravating existing differences or creating mutual hatred or causing tension between different castes and communities, religious or linguistic, and vitiating the purity of election process and disturbing level playing field, and are thus violative of the provisions of the provisions of Model Code of Conduct." 


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