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To hell with model code of conduct, says Sena’s Sanjay Raut

DNMUM434977 | 4/16/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :359 | Politics & Governance

In a controversial statement, senior Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut openly challenged the Election Commission’s Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in place. “To hell with it, we will speak whatever comes to our mind,” said the Shiv Sena leader.
Speaking at a Ram Navami function on Sunday, Raut, who is a Sena hardliner and executive editor of party organ Saamna, said they were constantly being reminded of issues like the law and the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha elections.
“For one, we do not abide by the law... We are such people that bhad me gaya kanoon (let the law go to hell). We will also see what is to be done with the model code of conduct. If what is in our minds, in our hearts, is not expressed, we
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