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Beni censured, served last warning

The Election Commission on Thursday censured and served last warning to Union steel minister and Congress candidate from Gonda seat in Uttar Pradesh Beni Prasad Verma for his ‘derogatory’ remarks against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

The EC in its strict order, issued by principal secretary RK Srivastava, also threatened the Congress Working Committee member that further violation could result in banning him from future poll campaigning.

EC has expressed its displeasure and warned the leader to be careful in future as this was the second notice of warning served to him for violation of model code of conduct. EC has further received a report that he has repeated similar statement in a poll meeting in Lucknow. Verma was continuously making derogatory remarks against Narendra Modi and other senior leaders of SP during his campaign.
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