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After Yogi, Mayawati, will EC act against Modi: Congress

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Welcoming the Election Commission's (EC) curbs on and Yogi Adityanath's campaigning, the on Monday asked if the poll panel would now act against

"The has pushed pause button on hate speech campaigners! Vindicates our stand that hate campaigners like Adityanath should be barred from campaigning. Acting on our complaint, the shut the mouths of those spreading hatred," said in a tweet. "Will the act against Modiji, now?" he asked.

The leader's remarks came after the EC barred and Adityanath from campaigning in the elections for 48 and 72 hours respectively for violating the model code of conduct with their speeches.

While the BSP had urged the Muslim community to vote only for the SP-BSP-RLD alliance candidates, the had told a gathering that if the Congress, the and the had faith in Ali, "we have faith in Bajrangbali".

The poll panel also asked Adityanath to explain his comment calling the Indian Union (IUML) a "virus" and saying that the Congress was infected with this "green virus".

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 20:42 IST
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