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Over 100 MPs, MLAs face hate speech cases, BJP accounts for 40% of total

New Delhi, October 3: A little over 100 MPs and MLAs have cases that fall under ‘hate speech’ as identified by the Law Commission, with the BJP accounting for around 40% among them, according to analysis by a private election watchdog. Out of the 4,768 MPs and MLAs analysed by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), 107 lawmakers have cases that can be clubbed under hate speech out of which BJP has the highest with 42 followed by Congress with 15. Of the 107 lawmakers, 33 are MPs and 74 are...