Pragya Thakur is on a ‘temple run’ as a result of the EC’s campaigning restrictions

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Pragya Thakur, the BJP‘s Lok Sabha candidate in Malegaon. Pragya Thakur went on a temple run on Thursday, a day after the Election Commission banned her from campaigning for 72 hours.
Thakur arrived at the Bhawani Mata Temple at Peer Gate, Bhopal, in the morning and performed bhajans (devotional songs) in front of BJP officials after conducting aarti.
She then went to the Gufa Mandir in Lal Ghati, as well as a neighbouring gaushala (cow shelter), where she fed the cows and calves feed.
Thakur looked to be following in the footsteps of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who, following a 72-hour suspension for his “Ali-versus-Bajrang Bali” comment last month, spent time temple visiting as well.
The suspension was imposed after the EC received complaints about Thakur’s disrespectful statement about Mumbai terror attack martyr Hemant Karkare and her claim that she had helped demolish the Babri Masjid on December 6, 1992.
The Commission had sharply denounced her words and cautioned her not to repeat the “misconduct” when it imposed the suspension.
Despite Thakur’s apology for her comments against the IPS officer, the EC felt the statement was unjustified.
After being selected the BJP’s candidate for the Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, Pragya Thakur, an accused in the Malegaon bomb case in September 2008, became engaged in a series of scandals.
Her claim that former Maharashtra ATS head Hemant Karkare was killed as a result of her curse because he mistreated her while in detention sparked outrage.
In Bhopal, where voting will take place on May 12, Thakur will face off against Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh.

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