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Another EC notice to Himachal BJP chief over Rahul remarks

IANS  |  Shimla 

BJP on Wednesday got another notice from the over his "inflammatory remarks" against

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 over his bachelorhood.

A day earlier, a criminal case was registered against for using a slur against while campaigning.

The also issued notice to him seeking his reply within 24 hours.

targeted and his family at a public meeting in Nalagrah's Ramashehar town in district on April 13.

Responding to Gandhi's "chowkidar chor hai" taunt aimed at Narendra Modi, he said that the and the entire Gandhi family are "thieves".

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 Minister 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 seats will be held in the last phase of the polls on May 19.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 18:40 IST
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