The poll panel gave him 48 hours to respond to the notice saying prima facie he is guilty of violating the Model Code of Conduct, citing his taunting remarks against Gandhi over his bachelorhood.
The Election Commission also issued notice to him seeking his reply within 24 hours.
Satti has been booked under the Indian Penal Code's Section 294 (obscene acts and songs).
Facing flak for his remarks against a religious sect in Punjab, Satti also expressed regret.
Asking the political parties to exercise restraint, BJP leader and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said: "We should not use unparliamentarily language against any individual. This should be restrained not only by our party leaders but by leaders of all political parties."
Polling to Himachal Pradesh's four Lok Sabha seats will be held in the last phase of the polls on May 19.
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