Controversial remarks by SP & RLD leaders during campaigning

The Election Commission today sought a detailed report from poll authorities in Uttar Pradesh on the controversial remarks made by SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, RLD chief Ajit Singh and state minister Azam Khan during campaigning for Lok Sabha polls.

The Chief Electoral Officer has been asked to provide CDs of the controversial statements and the district election officers have also been asked to submit detailed reports on the remarks,EC sources told PTI in New Delhi.

While Yadav attracted EC’s attention for his reported remarks that he will destroy BJP’s Amit Shah, details on Azam Khan’s ‘Kargil’ remarks have also been sought.

Union minister Ajit Singh’s statement that to prevent communalisation, he could even throw BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi into sea has also attracted EC’s attention.

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