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Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

(CEO) Thursday said that the police would file criminal case against a local vernacular daily for publication of wrong information about the symbol of the ruling (MNF) Lok Sabha nominee C Lalrosanga.

The said that the show cause notice was issued to K Sapdanga, the publisher and of the daily 'Vanglaini' as well as the joint of the newspaper Lalnghinglova Hmar, who is also the common candidate of the Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) and the party combine.

Kundra said the cum Returning of lone Lok Sabha seat, Vanlalngaihsaka, was instructed to take up the matter with the police.

The Returning has already filed an FIR in the in this regard, a said.

'Vanglaini' published the names, party affiliations and symbols of the six contesting candidates for the lone Lok Sabha seat being held Thursday in which the symbol of nominee Lalrosanga was written as sun while the symbol is star.

Though the publisher and K Sapdanga, who is also a top of the ZPM publicly issued public apology as sought by the Returning officer, decided to take action.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 17:50 IST
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