Supreme Court Stays Election Commission's Revocation of Kamal Nath's Star Campaigner Status

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New Delhi, November 2: Supreme Court stayed Election Commission's revocation of Congress leader Kamal Nath's star campaigner status on Monday. The 73-year-old leader's star campaigner status was being revoked for "repeated violation of model code of conduct" and for "complete disregard" of warnings to him.

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Nath approached the Supreme Court challenging the Election Commission's decision to remove him as a "star campaigner" ahead of the by-elections in the state this week. 'Item' Remark Row: Election Commission Issues Notice to Kamal Nath, Seeks Reply Within 48 Hours.

SC stays Election Commission's Revocation of Congress Leader Kamal Nath's Star Campaigner Status

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The former chief minister had earlier been warned by the Election Commission after he used the word "item" for a woman BJP candidate, a former Congress leader among the 22 MLAs whose exit led to the collapse of his government in March.