The Asian Age

SP to EC: Ban Yogi from cam­paign


Lucknow: The Sa­ma­jwadi Party has writ­ten to the Elec­tion Com­mis­sion de­mand­ing ban on cam­paign­ing by BJP MP Ma­hant Yogi Adityanath in the up­com­ing by­elec­tions. The SP has ac­cused him of in­cit­ing com­mu­nal pas­sions with his re­marks on love ji­had. Talk­ing to re­porters here on Mon­day, Sa­ma­jwadi spokesman Ra­jen­dra Chaudhary said that the Ma­hant was de­lib­er­ately mak­ing provoca­tive state­ments to po­larise vot­ers on re­li­gious lines and en­sure ben­e­fit for the BJP in the by­elec­tions.

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