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Cong candidate Ajay Rai booked for sedition over 'hate speech' against PM Modi, UP CM

Headlines Today | 06/02/2022 08:47 AM | Click to read full article

Congress candidate in Uttar Pradesh Ajay Rai was on Saturday booked for sedition for allegedly making a hate speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, officials said here. 

He was also booked for alleged violation of the model code of conduct and Covid-19 protocols during an “unauthorised” election campaign at Rajetara village in the Pindra assembly constituency area of Varanasi district on January 31, they said.