Lok Sabha election latest updates
EC acts against Azam Khan, Maneka Gandhi over MCC violation
The Election Commission has barred Union minister and BJP leader Maneka Gandhi from campaigning for 48 hours starting from 10 am on Tuesday, for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) during her election campaign held in Sultanpur. It has also barred Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan from campaigning for 72 hours starting from 10 am Tuesday, for violating MCC during his election campaign held in Rampur.
While Maneka triggered a row last week over her remarks on Muslim votes, Azam Khan courted controvery on Monday over his remark allegedly aimed at BJP candidate Jaya Prada.