EC bans Anurag Thakur and Pravesh Verma: The Election Commission has taken strict action against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Pravesh Verma for making inflammatory statements in Delhi elections. The Commission has directed the party to remove both from the list of campaigners with immediate effect. The statements of Union Minister Anurag Thakur and Pravesh Verma were getting severely criticized. The Election Commission took strict action following the complaint. The BJP has also banned BJP candidate Kapil Mishra from Model Town for tweeting Shaheen Bagh in offensive language.
Election Commission hard on BJP leaders' bad words
The Election Commission has taken action on the bad words of BJP leaders. The Election Commission, in a notice issued to the BJP, ordered the ban on campaigning with immediate effect while acting on the minister Anurag Thakur and MP from West Delhi, Pravesh Verma. The commission directed both leaders to be removed from the list of campaigners with immediate effect.
Thakur and Verma gave objectionable statements
MP from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh and Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, while campaigning in Delhi, gave a statement 'Shoot the traitors of the country ...'. This statement was also severely criticized. On the other hand, Pravesh Verma, MP from West Delhi, compared the Shaheen Bagh protest to Kashmir, saying, "They (protesters) will enter your houses and rape your sisters and daughters."
Pravesh Verma told Kejriwal as Naxalite
After the statement was opposed, MP Pravesh Verma said that he is firm on his statement and will not apologize. Not only this, while talking to another channel, the BJP MP described Arvind Kejriwal as a Naxalite and a terrorist.