Adityanath, Azam Khan, Maneka Gandhi and Mayawati were banned by the Election
Commission for giving provocative speeches.
Khan questioned her rival Jaya Prada’s personal character and commented he knew
Jaya Prada wore khaki underwear.
Adityanath said if SP, BSP and Congress have Ali, we have Bajrang Bali.
Gandhi tried to warn the Muslim voters that if they vote for her, there will be
no jobs for them.
appealed to the Muslim voters to vote for her.
to the EC model code of conduct, criticism can only be for work, past record,
policies and programme and anyone’s private life should not be looked into.
model code of conduct says leaders must not use language or should not indulge
in activity that promotes that creates tension and hatred between caste and
communities, religious or linguistic.
The EC, through
a guideline, has also advised leaders to not indulge in acts that are repugnant
to a woman’s honour and dignity.
KHAN VIOLATED SECOND CLAUSE OF THE MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT.
Criticism of other political parties,
when made, shall be confined to their policies and programme, past record and
work. Parties and Candidates shall refrain from criticism of all aspects of
private life, not connected with the public activities of the leaders or
workers of other parties. Criticism of other parties or their workers based on
unverified allegations or distortion shall be avoided.
under section 509 of the Indian Penal Code was also registered against him under
Section 125 of the Representation of People’s’ Act 1951 for making personally objectionable
comment against Jaya Prada.
EC’s November 2013 notification about women’s honour and dignity says?
All political parties and candidates
to refrain from any deeds, actions or otherwise that may be construed as being
repugnant to honour and dignity of women.
Section 125 in the Representation of the People Act, 1951
Promoting enmity between classes in connection with election.—Any person who in connection with an election under this Act promotes or attempts to promote on grounds of religion, race, caste, community or language, feelings of enmity or hatred, between different classes of the citizens of India shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.
ADITYANATH VIOLATED THIRD AND FOURTH CLAUSE OF THE MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT.
There shall be no appeal to caste or
communal feelings for securing votes. Mosques, Churches, Temples or other
places of worship shall not be used as forum for election propaganda.
All parties and candidates shall
avoid scrupulously all activities which are “corrupt practices” and offences
under the election law, such as bribing of voters, intimidation of voters,
impersonation of voters, canvassing within 100 meters of polling stations,
holding public meetings during the period of 48 hours ending with the hour
fixed for the close of the poll, and the transport and conveyance of voters to
and from polling station.
VIOLATED THIRD AND FOURTH CLAUSE OF THE MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT.
GANDHI VIOLATED THIRD AND FOURTH CLAUSE OF THE MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT AS WELL AS
SECTION 123 OF THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE’S ACT 1951.
123 of the Representation of the People’s Act 1951 deals with corrupt electoral