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Last Updated : May 02, 2019 09:03 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In Pics | Lok Sabha polls: Leaders punished by EC over objectionable remarks

Cracking the whip, the poll panel banned UP CM Yogi Adityanath, SP leader Azam Khan, BSP chief Mayawati and union minister Maneka Gandhi from campaigning for a limited period.

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Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, BJP | The BJP Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur was barred from campaigning for 72 hours with effect from 6 am on May 2 for her remarks on former ATS chief Hemant Karkare and Babri mosque demolition. The Malegaon blast accused had said Karkare was killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack because of her "curse" as he "tortured" her when he probed the case as chief of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). She had also said that she was "proud" of her participation in the demolition of the Babri mosque at Ayodhya in 1992. (Image: PTI)
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Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, BJP | The BJP Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur was barred from campaigning for 72 hours with effect from 6 am on May 2 for her remarks on former ATS chief Hemant Karkare and Babri mosque demolition. The Malegaon blast accused had said Karkare was killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack because of her "curse" as he "tortured" her when he probed the case as chief of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). She had also said that she was "proud" of her participation in the demolition of the Babri mosque at Ayodhya in 1992. (Image: PTI)

Yogi Adityanath, BJP | The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister was barred from poll campaigning for 72 hours for his "Ali" and "Bajrang Bali" remarks, with effect from 6 am on April 16. The BJP leader had compared the Lok Sabha elections to a contest between 'Ali', a revered figure in Islam, and Bajrang Bali, another name of the Hindu god Hanuman while addressing a rally in Meerut. (Image: Reuters)
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Yogi Adityanath, BJP | The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister was barred from poll campaigning for 72 hours for his "Ali" and "Bajrang Bali" remarks, with effect from 6 am on April 16. The BJP leader had compared the Lok Sabha elections to a contest between 'Ali', a revered figure in Islam, and Bajrang Bali, another name of the Hindu god Hanuman while addressing a rally in Meerut. (Image: Reuters)

Azam Khan, Samajwadi Party |The senior SP leader was barred from poll campaigning for 72 hours with effect from 6 am on April 16 for his alleged "khaki underwear" jibe against actor-politician Jaya Prada. BJP's Prada is Khan's rival candidate in Rampur Lok Sabha seat. Allegedly targeting Jaya, Khan had said at a rally, "...the underwear beneath is of khakhi colour". (Image: Reuters)
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Azam Khan, Samajwadi Party |The senior SP leader was barred from poll campaigning for 72 hours with effect from 6 am on April 16 for his alleged "khaki underwear" jibe against actor-politician Jaya Prada. BJP's Prada is Khan's rival candidate in Rampur Lok Sabha seat. Allegedly targeting Jaya, Khan had said at a rally, "...the underwear beneath is of khakhi colour". (Image: Reuters)

Maneka Gandhi, BJP | The union minister was barred from poll campaigning for 48 hours with effect from 6 am on April 16 followed her remarks in which she asked Muslims to vote for her as they will need her once the Lok Sabha elections were over. "We are not Mahatma Gandhi's children that we keep giving and not get anything in return," she said in Sultanpur's Muslim-dominated Turabkhani area. (Image: Reuters)
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Maneka Gandhi, BJP | The union minister was barred from poll campaigning for 48 hours with effect from 6 am on April 16 followed her remarks in which she asked Muslims to vote for her as they will need her once the Lok Sabha elections were over. "We are not Mahatma Gandhi's children that we keep giving and not get anything in return," she said in Sultanpur's Muslim-dominated Turabkhani area. (Image: Reuters)

Mayawati, BSP | The former UP chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief was barred from poll campaigning for 48 hours with effect from 6 am on April 16 for her speech in Deoband, where she appealed to Muslims to not vote for the Congress. The poll panel told Mayawati that being a senior leader, she should have "desisted" from making such comments that have the "undertone and propensity to polarise the elections" in several constituencies due to media's reach. (Image: Reuters)
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Mayawati, BSP | The former UP chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief was barred from poll campaigning for 48 hours with effect from 6 am on April 16 for her speech in Deoband, where she appealed to Muslims to not vote for the Congress. The poll panel told Mayawati that being a senior leader, she should have "desisted" from making such comments that have the "undertone and propensity to polarise the elections" in several constituencies due to media's reach. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on May 2, 2019 09:00 am
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