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Delhi elections 2020: EC again bans BJP MP Parvesh Verma from campaigning

EC imposes 24-hour ban on BJP MP Parvesh Verma for 'terrorist' remark on CM

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Parvesh Verma | Delhi Assembly Elections | Delhi polls

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi elections 2020
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The Election Commission on Wednesday imposed a 24-hour campaign ban on BJP MP for his "terrorist" remark against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

The ban on Verma, second in the last one week, came into force at 6 pm on Wednesday.

This means, he will not be able to campaign for the February 8 Delhi assembly polls any further. Campaigning ends at 5 pm on Thursday.

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First Published: Wed, February 05 2020. 18:50 IST
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