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Yogi visits Hanuman Temple after EC imposes campaign ban on him

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Tuesday visited the here and offered prayers, a day after the imposed a nationwide campaign ban on him for 72 hours for his "provocative" communal remarks.

Adityanath took part in 'puja' and after spending about 20 minutes in the temple, he left without taking any question from the media.

The on Monday imposed a nationwide campaign ban on Adityanath for 72 hours for his speech at a rally in Meerut, where he compared the elections to a contest between 'Ali', a revered figure in Islam, and 'Bajrang Bali', a name for Hindu god Hanuman.

Following the EC orders, the will also not participate in the road show of who will file his nomination papers Tuesday.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 12:55 IST