Poll Panel Asks Par­rikar to be Care­ful

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

NEW DELHI: The EC on Thurs­day held that de­fence min­is­ter Manohar Par­rikar vi­o­lated the model code when dur­ing the course of his speech in Chim­bel in Goa on Jan­uary 29 he al­legedly in­sti­gated vot­ers to ac­cept bribes. The EC had ‘ad­vised’ him to be more care­ful in fu­ture’ and also sought to re­mind him that lead­ers in high con­sti­tu­tional po­si­tions are ex­pected to en­sure and pro­mote sanc­tity of the elec­toral process.

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