December 14, 2016 5:16:39 am
The Chhattisgarh Congress has submitted a complaint to the State Election Commission asking for action to be taken against the state government for spending money on advertisements for BJP president Amit Shah’s trip to Raipur on Monday, especially with local body elections on the anvil. Across newspapers in Chhattisgarh on Monday, there were advertisements by the government’s “Jan Sampark” department with photographs of Shah.
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The Congress’s complaint says that the BJP has broken the model code of conduct given that Shah does not have a constitutional position.
Senior government officials said the ads were made as Shah was a “state guest” and that he was inaugurating an event at the “Vigyan college grounds”.
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