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EC notice to BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri for using slur against Arvind Kejriwal; seeks reply by 10 May

New Delhi: The Delhi poll body has issued a notice to BJP's South Delhi candidate Ramesh Bidhuri for allegedly using a Hindi slur for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a public meeting.

 EC notice to BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri for using slur against Arvind Kejriwal; seeks reply by 10 May

File image of Ramesh Bidhuri. Image courtesy: Facebook/RameshBidhuri

The public meeting was held on 7 May in Mehrauli and Bidhuri was joined by Union Minister Giriraj Singh.

During the rally, Bidhuri used a Hindi slur against the Aam Aadmi Party supremo, and accused him of stalling the prosecution of former Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case.

AAP's South Delhi candidate Raghav Chadha had lodged a complaint with the Delhi chief electoral officer in connection with the matter, following which a notice was issued to Bidhuri. The incumbent BJP MP has to reply to the notice by 10 May.

Bidhuri is locked in a triangular fight with boxer Vijender Singh, who is making his electoral debut on a Congress ticket and AAP's debutant candidate Chadha.

The seven Lok Sabha constituencies of Delhi will go to polls on 12 May.

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Updated Date: May 09, 2019 18:07:00 IST