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Allahabad HC issues notice to PM Narendra Modi on petition challenging election from Varanasi

The court was hearing the petition, filed by former BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was seeking to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi against Modi.

Supreme Court junks Tej Bahadur Yadav plea challenging poll panel’s rejection of nomination

Yadav hit the headlines in 2017 when he posted a video on social media complaining about the quality of food being served to troops. He was later dismissed from the BSF for indiscipline.

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SC dismisses ex-BSF constable's plea challenging rejection of nomination papers from Varanasi

Yadav wanted to contest the polls from Varanasi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a ticket from the Opposition alliance in Uttar Pradesh, comprising the SP, BSP and RLD.

Tej Bahadur plotted with enemies of nation to harm PM, says Yogi Adityanath

The EC had rejected Yadav's nomination papers over “discrepancies” in his documents. Yadav hit the limelight after a video of him complaining about the food given to security personnel went viral on social media in 2017. He was later sacked.

SC asks EC to look into nomination issue of former BSF man Tej Bahadur Yadav

The Samajwadi Party had fielded Yadav, who was dismissed from the BSF in 2017 after he posted a video online about the food served to the troops, as its candidate from the Varanasi seat where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is contesting for the BJP.

Tej Bahadur Yadav candidature rejected: SC asks EC to examine and revert

Tej Bahadur Yadav was seeking to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a ticket from the Opposition alliance in Uttar Pradesh, comprising of SP, BSP and RLD.

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‘Rs 50 crore to kill Modi’: BJP expresses shock, ex-BSF man says clip doctored

Tej Bahadur said, “I have seen that video. This video was shot in 2017 without my knowledge. I had spoken to that person on several issues related to soldiers. But I never spoke about any plot of assassination of Prime Minister. The video is doctored.”

Ex-BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav moves SC over nomination from Varanasi being rejected

Tej Bahadur Yadav, who served in the Border Security Force, rose to fame after a video of him complaining of the food given to security personnel went viral on social media in 2017. He was later sacked from his post.

Dismissed BSF jawan Tej Bahadur's nomination from Varanasi rejected, says he'll move SC

Earlier in the day, he had alleged the BJP was creating "roadblocks" in his nomination process to "prevent" him from contesting elections against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi.

EC notice to SP’s Varanasi candidate Tej Bahadur Yadav

Samajwadi Party’s Varanasi chief Rajkumar Jaiswal said that they had replied to the RO saying that a permission letter was not sought at the time of filing nomination papers.

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