Other Political Parties ask Mulayam to apologize for the ‘rape’ comment:
All major political parties across the nation have lashed out against Samajwadi Party Leader Mulayam Singh Yadav for his astonishing comments pertaining to consequences of those who commit the heinous crime of rape. In a rally at Moradabad yesterday, Mulayam had commented that boys make mistakes in the heat of the moment and they should not be handed out death sentences for it.
Appalled at this outrageous comment, senior representatives from National Parties like Congress and BJP have asked Mulayam to retract his comment and issue an unconditional apology immediately.
“Comments by such a senior leader is not only objectionable, but also it is sad and shameful. Mulayam Singh’s remarks show that how much respect he has for women in his heart, and how irresponsible he is towards women’s security,” Congress leader Meem Afzal said
Amit Shah, Azam summoned by the EC, bans them from participating in any future rallies:
Not making light note of the communal infested speeches delivered at rallies by BJP’s Amit Shah and SP’s Azam Khan, the EC today urged the UP Administration not to allow the duo in participating in any General Elections rallies for this LS polls. Both Amit and Azam have been delivering knock out, power punched speeches through out this Election Season but the communal touch has been noted by one and all.
“… no permission should be granted for holding any public meetings’, public processions, public rallies, road shows, etc., by the district administration authorities, where the above two leaders are expected or likely to participate,” the Election Commission said in its order
Yogendra Yadav distributes newspaper, found guilty of violating Model Code:
The AAP candidate from Gurgaon, Yogendra Yadav, was found guilty of violating the Model Code for polls when he was found to be distributing a certain newspaper, which comes under ” paid news.”
This newspaper, titled, “AAP Ki Kranti”, speaks about AAP’s incessant fight against the corrupt and their plans to revolt against it. It also contained interviews from Arvind Kejriwal and Yogendra Yadav.
“As per section 15 of Press and Registration of Books Act 1867, any person who prints or publishes a newspaper without confirming to the rules may be punished with fine not exceeding Rs. 2,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both,” the official said