New Delhi: The Election Commission has postponed to Monday the hearing in the case against Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma for violation of model code of conduct over his minorities sub-quota remarks following a request from the complainant.
The Commission on Monday had granted personal hearing to Verma on February 24 to explain his minorities sub-quota remarks for which the poll body had slapped a notice on him.
Sources in the Commission said that the matter has been postponed to Monday due to non-availability of the complainant BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain's lawyer for arguing the case.
The Commission had earlier also decided to grant personal hearing on Friday to the complainant Hussain in the case of model code of conduct violation by the Steel Minister. ...more
08:50 PM, Feb 23, 2012