Consistent with the sources, the party has advised its candidates for upcoming elections to be cautious while speaking on any public platform to avoid violating Model Code of Conduct.
New Delhi: worried by the storm raised on Varun Gandhi's supposed public remarks, The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked its LS polls candidates to think before they speak on any public platform.
The statement came after the party landed in fresh trouble by Varun Gandhi's alleged communal remarks.
BJP candidate Varun Gandhi has been slapped with a notice charging him with violation of the model code of conduct for elections for allegedly making communal remarks during a rally held on March 6 in Pilibhit.
Review Form Different politicianElection Commission: Has asked for a copy of the tape of his speech. The Commission is expected to review the speech at a meeting this morning in New Delhi.
Former election commissioner T S Krishnamurthy: Speaking exclusively to NDTV, he said that after examining his speech under electoral offences, action could be taken against Varun Gandhi.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: This could be the culture in the Congress, which functions on the basis of divide and rule. The Congress has always encouraged communalism in the name of secularism. The BJP doesn't approve of this. We don't agree with what Varun has said. It is not our ideology.
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son BJP MP Maneka Gandhi, denied the charge in his reply submitted to the district magistrate M P Agarwal, saying that the CD showing his speech was tampered with.