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Cong approaches EC, seeks its intervention in removing hoardings of Modi govt at public places

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A delegation of leaders Friday approached the and sought its intervention in removing hoardings projecting achievements of the government, claiming it as a violation of the model code of conduct.

"It has come to our notice that hoardings and advertisements featuring the and projecting his government's achievements are being displayed at public places and most notably petrol pump stations across the country despite the announcement of the schedule of the Lok Sabha elections.

"The said display is not only in violation of the model code of conduct but also represent misuse of public funds and for campaign purposes," the memorandum submitted by the party leaders said.

The demanded that the issue directions for immediate removal of all such hoardings and also seek a compliance report in the matter.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 13:45 IST