Tamil Nadu Assembly election | ECI notice to Udhayanidhi over statement on Sushma, Jaitley
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday issued a notice to DMK youth wing chief Udhayanidhi Stalin to clarify his remarks at an election rally on former Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley.
Mr. Udhayanidhi had stated the 2 BJP leaders had died due to strain from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The ECI discovered that the statement made by him was in violation of the mannequin code of conduct (MCC). The ECI stated it had acquired a criticism from the BJP on April 2 concerning his speech at a political gathering in Dharapuram on March 31.
According to the report of Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo and the transcripts of the speech, the ECI stated Mr. Udhayanidhi had stated the 2 BJP leaders “died unable to tolerate the pressure and torture given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi”. The ECI stated it discovered the speech to be in violation of the MCC clause that’s in opposition to using criticism of political events and leaders on the premise of their personal lives and unverified allegations.