SC Asks ECI To Look Into Alleged Sexually Coloured Remarks Being Made Against TMC Candidate Mahua Moitra [Read Order]
The Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission of India to look into allegations that offensive and sexually coloured remarks are being made against Trinamool Congress Candidate Mahua Moitra.
Mahua Moitra had approached the Apex Court by filing a writ petition alleging that in the course of the election campaign, BJP leader Mahadev Sarkar had made certain offensive and sexually coloured remarks against her before the general public.
The bench comprising of CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Sanjiv Khanna disposed her plea by directing ECI to pass 'necessary' orders in the matter 'forthwith'.
Mahua Moitra, an Ex-investment banker turned Politician, is presently a Member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly representing Karimpur constituency. She is contesting for Lok Sabha elections from Krishnanagar constituency.