April 15, 2009 1:11:20 am
Nearly three weeks after he was detained under the National Security Act,BJP candidate Varun Gandhi gave an undertaking on Tuesday promising not to make any more hate speeches.
This follows a suggestion from the Supreme Court,raising prospects of his release on bail. The court had adjourned hearing on his bail plea to April 16.
Gandhi submitted the affidavit to DM Guarav Dayal,who will dispatch the document to the court.
Gandhi,who had moved the court seeking relief to allow him to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Pilibhit,promised not to give provocative speeches that will violate the Constitution or lead to any law and order problem,said Dayal.
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Today,Varu-ns maternal aunt Ambika Shukla met him at the Etah jail,where he signed the affidavit. In his affidavit,Varun had promised to follow the model code of conduct, said Gandhis lawyer Prashant Singh Atal. The affidavit also stated that Gandhis actions were not in violation of the Constitution and that he has obeyed the law.
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