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Dated: 29th January, 2020
In connection with the current general election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, Bharatiya Janata Party, a recognized National Party, vide their letter dated 21-01-2020, has furnished the names of leaders (star campaigners) of the said Party in terms of the provisions of Explanation 1(a) to subsection (1) to sub-section (1) of Section 77 of the representation of the People Act, 1951. Names of Shri Anurag Thakur and Shri Parvesh Sahib Singh were among the list of forty leaders furnished by the Party.
The Commission has noticed that Shri Anurag Thakur and Shri Parvesh Sahib Singh have made statements/speeches contents of which were in violation of the letter and spirit of the various provisions of the Model Code of Conduct for Political Parties and Candidates. The Commission has issued Notices to the said leaders regarding action against them under the Model Code of Conduct. The Commission has also issued a general Advisory to all political parties to instruct their functionaries and candidates to the provisions of the Model Code of Conduct.
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