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File criminal case against Varun Gandhi: Election Commission

india Updated: Mar 17, 2009 15:41 IST

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The Election Commission on Tuesday directed Uttar Pradesh's chief electoral officer (CEO) to file a criminal case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate in Pilibhit Varun Gandhi for making allegedly communal campaign speeches.

"...Election Commission directs CEO Uttar Pradesh to file a case under the Indian Penal Code and Representation of People's Act against Varun Gandhi for violation of the model code of conduct," said an Election Commission statement in New Delhi.