Azam Khan, Maneka Gandhi Face Campaign Ban For Poll Code Violation

New Delhi: 

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has been barred from campaigning for three days starting tomorrow for his “indecent and derogatory” Khaki underwear comment, the Election Commission said this evening.

Another senior political leader, the BJP’s Union minister Maneka Gandhi, has been barred from campaigning for 48 hours, for asking a gathering of Muslims to vote for her, else she may not be inclined to be responsive to their requests.

Earlier today, the Commission had handed similar orders to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Mayawati.

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