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SC rejects Mayawati’s plea against ban

PTI New Delhi | Updated on April 16, 2019

BSP supremo Mayawati   -  THE HINDU

The apex court on Tuesday refused BSP supremo Mayawati’s plea challenging the EC’s ban that barred her from campaigning for 48 hours.

The Supreme Court also expressed satisfaction over the swift action taken by the Election Commission against various politicians, including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Mayawati, for their alleged communal speeches during campaigning. It said the poll panel has now “woken up to its powers”.

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Published on April 16, 2019

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