EC May Give Clean Chit to PM Modi, The nation on Mission Shakti, Election Commission today gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Election Commission had on Wednesday formed a panel led by a deputy election commission to examine the PM’s speech after opposition parties complained that he highlighted an ‘achievement’ of the government.
PM Modi had addressed the nation to announce the successful test of anti-satellite missile (A-SAT) in his address to the nation on Wednesday.
According to sources, the initial investigation shows that there was no violation of code conduct, which is in force for the Lok Sabha election. “In his address, PM Modi neither mentioned his party nor appealed to voters to vote in his favor,” a source said, adding that the commission is looking into whether government media organisation used the speech inappropriately.
In his address, Prime Minister Modi announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite, describing it as a rare achievement that puts the country in an exclusive club of space superpowers.