Legal experts appointed to BJP’s Election Coordination Team

Batra is closely collaborating with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to analyse ongoing issues related to the Model Code of Conduct. His involvement in this area highlights his proactive approach to ensuring compliance with electoral guidelines and regulations.

| Updated: 20 March, 2024 3:14 pm IST
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NEW DELHI: The BJP’s Central Election Commission Coordination Team has announced the appointment of a new team to oversee legal matters, with  Arpit Batra and Satwik Mishra leading the charge. Additionally, Vartika Maurya has been appointed to support them in their duties. This development comes under the leadership of Prof. Pankaj Choudhary, the national in charge of the Research and Policy Division (OBC).

Arpit Batra, a Master’s Degree holder from the United Nations in International Crime & Justice, has been actively involved in trials and appeals at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. He is currently engaged in ongoing research, focusing on making a comparative analysis of provisions surrounding hate speech in legal systems across different countries. Batra’s dedication to his research demonstrates his commitment to understanding and addressing complex legal issues.

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Furthermore, Batra is closely collaborating with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to analyse ongoing issues related to the Model Code of Conduct. His involvement in this area highlights his proactive approach to ensuring compliance with electoral guidelines and regulations.

Satwik Mishra, alongside Batra, will play a pivotal role in managing legal affairs within the Central Election Commission Coordination team. With their combined expertise and dedication, they aim to uphold the integrity of the electoral process and address any legal challenges that may arise.

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Vartika Maurya’s appointment to assist Batra and Mishra underscores the team’s commitment to efficiency and effectiveness in handling legal matters. Together, they form a formidable team dedicated to ensuring fair and transparent electoral practices in the country.

The Lok Sabha elections will commence on April 19 and unfold over seven phases, with results slated for June 4. These elections will span April and May, coinciding with Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and Sikkim. The Model Code of Conduct, which prohibits the government from making new policy decisions, took effect immediately following the announcement.

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