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EC raps Modhwadia for remarks

Published: 15th December 2012 11:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th December 2012 11:17 AM   |  A+A-

The Election Commission has reprimanded Gujarat Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia for violation of model code of conduct for his “monkey remarks” against Chief Minister Narendra Modi as also for raking up the issue of his married life, during campaigning last month.

“The Commission has decided to reprimand Arjun Modhwadia for the aforesaid violation of the model code of conduct and warns him to be careful in future,” said the EC in its order.

The Commission had issued a notice to Modhwadia on November 21 for his remarks against Modi during campaigning at Vadodra on November 2.

The Model Code of Conduct stipulates that criticism of other political parties and candidates, when made, shall be confined to their policies, programmes, past records and work.

The Model Code of Conductalso says that parties and candidates shall refrain from criticism of all aspects of private life, not connected with the public activities of the leaders or workers of other parties.

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