New Delhi, May 3: The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Congress leader Priyank Kharge for his "nalayak" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying prima facie he has violated provisions of the model code. Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023: Congress Leaders Are Accountable to 'Shahi Family' in Delhi, JDS Is a Private Limited Company of a Family, Says PM Narendra Modi in Belagavi (Watch Video).

The Commission has asked Priyank, son of Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, to respond to the notice by May 4 evening as to why appropriate action for violation of the Model Code of Conduct should not be taken against him.  Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023: PM Narendra Modi To Take Out 36-Kilometre Roadshow in Bengaluru on May 6.

The BJP had moved the poll panel against Priyank for using abusive language against Prime Minister Modi.

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