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EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma as BJP star campaigners

An order issued by the poll body on Wednesday barred the two leaders who made objectionable comments while campaigning during election rallies

Anurag Thakur, Former BCCI president, MP
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BJP MP Anurag Thakur

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Election Commission on Wednesday ordered the removal of BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma from the list of star campaigners for Delhi polls over their controversial remarks.

An order issued by the poll body on Wednesday barred the two leaders who made objectionable comments while campaigning during election rallies.

"The Election Commission has ordered the removal of Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma from the list of star campaigners of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the general elections to the Legislative Assembly of the NCT of Delhi with immediate effect and until further orders," it stated.

During an election rally

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First Published: Jan 29 2020 | 1:32 PM IST

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