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Lok Sabha elections: Sunny Deol gets EC notice for violating poll code

Sunny Deol is pitted against Congress' Sunil Jakhar in the Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat Sunny Deol greets his supporters during an election roadshow ahead of the last phase of Lok Sabha polls, at Dinanagar in Gurdaspur district, Wednesday
File photo: BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat Sunny Deol greets his supporters during an election roadshow ahead of the last phase of Lok Sabha polls, at Dinanagar in Gurdaspur district | Photo: PTI

The has issued a notice to candidate for violating the

Poll officials took serious note of a public meeting held by Deol in Pathankot on Friday night after the silence period came into force.

They also found that a loud speaker was used in the public meeting in which around 200 people were present.

In the notice, it was pointed out that by holding a public meeting during the silence period, Deol has violated the

Election campaigning is completely banned 48 hours before the polling process starts. Polling in all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab will be held Sunday.

Deol is pitted against Congress' in the Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency.

First Published: Sat, May 18 2019. 11:06 IST
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