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Adityanath, Mayawati censured, barred from campaigning for 72, 48 hrs respectively

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Monday "strongly condemned" and BSP supremo for their communal remarks and barred them from campaigning for different periods.

While Adityanath was barred for 72 hours, has been barred for 48 hours, separate EC orders said.

The two have also been "censured".

was issued the notice for her speech in Deoband appealing to Muslims to not vote for a particular party. The had prima facie violated the model code of conduct, the poll panel found.

Adityanath was served the notice for his "Ali" and "Bajrang Bali" remarks while addressing a rally in

He compared the elections to a contest between 'Ali', a revered figure in Islam, and Bajrang Bali, god Hanuman.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 15:00 IST
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