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Remove words 'Aam Aadmi' from AAP govt's campaign: Vijender

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Ahead of MCD elections, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta today sought State Commission's direction to remove the words "Aam Aadmi" from the outdoor media campaign run by the Kejriwal regarding its various schemes.

Gupta said the has come into force in all the areas of three civic bodies and it stipulates that the ruling should not be allowed to use its official position for the purposes of campaign.


Elections to all the three North, East and South municipal corporations will be held on April 22 and the will come out on April 25.

"I urged the State Commissioner that be directed to remove or cover the words Aam Aadmi from all forms of display i.E. Hoardings, banners, name paints, name plates in aam aadmi mohalla clinics and aam aadmi bypass express bus service...,

"So that all political parties get level field in the upcoming to all the three civic bodies polls," Gupta said in a statement.

In support of his demand, the BJP leader cited that the Commission of India in the recent elections in Uttar Pradesh also directed "The word 'Samajwadi' be covered on 1,488 ambulances under 'Samajwadi Swasthya Sewa'. In 2012 too, it also directed that the elephants symbol of BSP be covered in parks.

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