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Delhi HC sets aside poll panel's decision disqualifying MP minister

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today set aside the Election Commission's (EC) decision disqualifying on charges of paid

A bench of Justices S and allowed the plea of Mishra, who is the state of Public Relations, and Parliamentary Affairs, saying there was no proof that he had incurred expenses, directly, indirectly or through someone else, on biased in his favour.

The poll panel's June 23, 2017 decision had come on a complaint by who had contested against in the 2008 polls in the state. The BJP had won the contest.

The had held him guilty of filing wrong accounts of election expenditure relating to articles and advertorials in the media during the 2008 Assembly polls.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 15:25 IST