Kapil Mishra faces 48-hour campaigning ban over ‘India vs Pak’ tweet

While Twitter had taken down one of his controversial tweets on Friday following directions of the EC, an FIR was lodged against him under section 125 of the Representation of the People Act dealing with creating enmity among classes.

Written by January 25, 2020 15:06

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday imposed a 48-hour ban on BJP candidate from Delhi”s Model Town constituency Kapil Mishra from election campaigning.

Kapil Mishra faces 48-hour campaigning ban over ‘India vs Pak’ tweet

The ban order, signed by the Chief Election Commissioner and two fellow Election Commissioners, would come into force from 5 PM on Saturday, they said.

 

While Twitter had taken down one of his controversial tweets on Friday following directions of the EC, an FIR was lodged against him under section 125 of the Representation of the People Act dealing with creating enmity among classes.

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