Election Commission Pulls Up Navjot Singh Sidhu Over Muslim Vote Appeal, Imposes 72-hour Campaigning Ban

Election Commission Pulls Up Navjot Singh Sidhu Over Muslim Vote Appeal, Imposes 72-hour Campaigning Ban
Election Commission Pulls Up Navjot Singh Sidhu Over Muslim Vote Appeal, Imposes 72-hour Campaigning Ban

Taking cognisance of the ‘Muslim vote’ appeal, the Election Commission has now imposed a 72-hour campaigning ban on Punjab Congress Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for violating the Model Code of Conduct.

Election Commission Pulls Up Navjot Singh Sidhu Over Muslim Vote Appeal, Imposes 72-hour Campaigning Ban
Election Commission Pulls Up Navjot Singh Sidhu Over Muslim Vote Appeal, Imposes 72-hour Campaigning Ban

Stating that prima facie Sidhu violated the model code of conduct in place for the Lok Sabha polls and also a Supreme Court direction barring use of religious references for political propaganda, the poll body had given 24 hours to the Congress leader to respond to the notice.

Following which a campaigning ban has been imposed on the leader for 72 hours starting 10 AM on Tuesday