India Elections : Centre declines Varun’s plea to revoke National Security Act (NSA)

Central Government on Saturday rejected Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi’s plea for lifting the National Security Act (NSA) slapped on him by the Uttar Pradesh Government.

The 29-year-old leader, who will make his electoral debut from Pilibhit Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh, was arrested on March 29 by Uttar Pradesh Police under the NSA for allegedly inciting communal tensions.

He was granted two weeks parole/interim bail on April 16 by the Supreme Court.

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