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Supreme Court takes note of alleged hate speeches made by Mayawati, Yogi Adityanath

Updated : April 15, 2019 01:05 PM IST

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi summoned a representative of the EC for Tuesday while agreeing to examine the poll panel's contention that it has limited legal power to deal with hate speeches of politicians during electioneering.
The bench referred to submissions of the EC that they can issue notice, then advisory and finally lodge a complaint against an errant politician for violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by giving hate speeches based on caste and religion during campaign.
Supreme Court takes note of alleged hate speeches made by Mayawati, Yogi Adityanath
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