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PMO did not grant permission for Modi's photo for Reliance Jio ads

Rajyavardhan Rathore said DAVP releases government advertisements only and does not release advertisements of any private body

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) did not grant permission to use the picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in print and electronic advertisements of Reliance Jio, Parliament was told on Thursday. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha to a question by Samajwadi Party's Neeraj Shekhar, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also admitted that it was aware that Reliance Jio used the Prime Minister's photographs in the advertisement. "Yes sir, the government was aware," said Rathore, adding that no permission was ...

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