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The Poll Commission of India on Tuesday again barred Samajwadi Party (SP) Staunch leader Azam Khan from election campaigning for 48 hours starting from 6 am today for violating poll code during an election rally. He has been booked by the poll panel for making highly proactive statements in a poll rally.

The Poll Body said that it has found Khan of making provocative statements against district
poll officials

The Poll Commission further said he appealed to cast votes on religious lines. He has been barred to hold any Interviews, Roadshow and any sort of campaigning activities.

“Under Article 324 of the Constitution of India and all other powers enabling in
this behalf bars Azam Khan from holding ant public meetings, public processions, public rallies, road shows, and interviews, public utterances in media (electronic, print, social) etc in connection with ongoing elections for 48 hours from 6 am on 1 May,” said the Election
Commission.

READ: Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Poll Body gives Clean Chit to PM Modi; says ‘No poll code violation in Wardha rally

However, this is not the first time that the Samajwadi party Staunch Leader faced action from the Poll Commission. Earlier on April 15, the Poll Body had imposed a ban on Samajwadi Party Senior Leader Azam Khan from election campaigning for 72 hours. The Election Commission imposed a ban on the leader for violating the Model Code of Conduct by making an objectionable and controversial statement.

Samajwadi Party Staunch Leader Azam Khan has made a controversial remark in a rally at Rampur. Khan was under the scanner was making controversial jibe of ‘khaki underwear’ for BJP candidate Jaya Prada.

Azam Khan who is contesting from his stronghold Rampur Lok Sabha Seats is taking on Bharatiya Janata Party’s Jaya Prada.

General Elections 2019 is being held across seven phases starting April 11 to May 19. The voting on 72 Parliamentary constituencies as a part of Phase-IV is underway today.

Counting of the votes will be held on May 23.

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