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Letter to BS: Neither PM Modi, nor Opposition leaders follow EC norms

Even in 2014, with the money power at their disposal, the Bharatiya Janata Party had managed to organise roadshows for Modi

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Apropos the report “PM Modi holds mega roadshow in Varanasi” (April 26), just after the Election Commission (EC) announced the dates for the 2019 general election, former DGP of Uttar Pradesh Vikram Singh and environmentalist Shaivika Agrawal had filed a petition in the apex court seeking ban on roadshows and bike rallies. The Supreme Court had quickly dismissed the plea saying “we are not inclined to entertain this”. Though there are certain EC restrictions on such shows, neither the Prime Minister nor the leaders of the Opposition parties follow the norms. 

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 1:09 AM IST

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