EC crackdown on Kamal Nath's 'Item' remark; Star campaigner status revoked

Kamal Nath has been found as 'guilty' for the violation of the model code of conduct and he loses his star campaigner status for Congress in the upcoming by elections in Madhya Pradesh. He is accused of three violations which includes tjhe fact that he called BJP's Imarti Devi an 'item'. The Election Commission of India (ECI) had served notice to Kamal Nath and asked him to "explain" his stand on the statement made by him. The EC had also issued a notice to Imarti Devi, asking her to explain her stand within 48 hours for calling an unnamed political rival "insane".