EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Singh from BJP’s star campaigner list1 min read 29 Jan 2020, 02:23 PM IST
EC’s action comes a day after it sent a show cause notice to Thakur over his comments
For all elections, political parties communicate to the EC a list of its star campaigners which are in most cases popular faces
NEW DELHI : Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday ordered removal of two senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders - union minister Anurag Thakur and Lok Sabha member Parvesh Singh Sahib, from its list of star campaigners for Delhi assembly elections. The action was taken as the EC believes comments made by them were prima facie violative of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).
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