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Candidate list circulated on social media 'fake': Congress

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Soon after a fake list of candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in was circulated on on Tuesday, the party clarified that it was a "fake press release and AICC has not issued anything regarding this".

"A fake press release from AICC regarding the names of candidates for the legislative assembly election is being circulated in social media," said in-charge of K.C. Venugopal, in a statement.

"I would like to clarify that this is a fake press release and AICC has not issued any press release regarding this," he added.

Venugopal also said: "Now, the screening committee meetings are going on and any list regarding the same will be released only after the meeting."

"Until now no CEC meeting has happened regarding the Karnataka Assembly Election," he added.

tweeted: "I am told a list of candidates for Karnataka Election is under circulation. The AICC has not approved the list of candidates yet. The "list" under circulation is fake. It has been done to create confusion."

"Please don't patronise products of the factory," he added.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 07:06 IST