Cracking the whip on Congress leader Kamal Nath for repeated violation of Model Code of Conduct, the Election Commission has revoked the star campaigner status of Congress leader Kamal Nath.

In its order, the EC said: 'The commission has observed with displeasure that Kamal Nath despite being a leader of a political party is repeatedly violating the provisions of the Model Code of Conduct and breaching ethical and disgnified behavior." 

"Therefore, for repeated violation of Model Code of Conduct and completely disregarding the advisory issued to him, the Commission hereby revokes the status of leader of political party (star campaigner) of Kamal Nath wkith immediate effect for the current by-elections."

The poll body also slammed Kamal Nath for using the word 'item' for a woman candidate and said that the usage of the word for a lady constitutes a violation of advisory issued by the commission.