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Chronology of controversy relating to Varun Gandhi's speech

india Updated: Jul 18, 2009 17:01 IST

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March 6, 2009: Varun Gandhi delivered hate speech.

EC served Varun Gandhi a Show Cause notice asking him to reply by 11 am on 20 March 2009.

March 22, 2009: EC asked the BJP not to nominate Varun as a candidate for the 2009 General Elections.

March 29, 2009: Varun Gandhi surrendered before the local court in Pilibhit after his anticipatory bail expired and was arrested and jailed [33].

April 16: He was granted a two week parole on April 16.

April 22: Filed his nomination as a candidate in Pilibhit.

May 8: The State Advisory Board of the Allahabad High Court recommended the revocation of the NSA on him.

May 14: SC revoked the restrictions imposed by the UP Govt surrounding his arrest and parole.

May 16: Varun won Pilibhit parliamentary seat.