EC directs Gujarat administration to file complaint/ FIR against Modi

Ashwini Phadnis New Delhi | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on April 30, 2014
Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate displaying his party's election symbol to the public after casting his vote in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. Photo: Rahi Gaikwad


Narendra Modi waves to the crowd after casting his vote at Ranip in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.

The Election Commission has told the Gujarat Chief Secretary and DG Police to register a complaint/FIR against Narendra Modi and others for his speech this morning in Ahmedabad.

The Commission is of the view that by holding a meeting and also addressing the same when polls are going in Gujarat and different parts of country, Modi and others violated provisions of the Representation of Peoples Act.

The Commission has directed action against all TV channels and electronic media that carried proceedings/images of the same. It wants a compliance report to be submitted by 6 pm today

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Published on April 30, 2014
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