EC issues show cause notice to Union Min Anurag Thakur over controversial remark

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Tuesday issued a show cause notice to Union Minister and BJP MP Anurag Thakur over his alleged provocative slogan at an election rally here, sources in the poll panel said.

He has been given time till 12 noon on January 30 to respond to the notice.

The notice was issued after the Delhi CEO on Tuesday submitted a report to the EC on the “provocative” language used by Thakur while canvassing for a party candidate contesting the Delhi Assembly polls in Rithala. (AGENCIES)