Supreme Court dismisses plea for action against BJP, PM Modi for hate speech during Lok Sabha election campaign

The petition particularly referred to speeches delivered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur and the content posted by the BJP on its social media handles.
PM Narendra Modi, Supreme Court
PM Narendra Modi, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking directions to the Election Commission of India (ECI) for action against the alleged hate speeches delivered by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections [Dr. Emani Anantha Satyanarayana Sarma & Anr v. Election Commission of India].

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