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MP Congress lodges complaint over morphed image of Mahatma

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

The unit of the today lodged a police complaint over a morphed picture of in a photograph showing filling nomination papers for the president's post.

The picture, circulated on by unidentified persons, insulted the father of nation and also showed senior leaders in poor light, it said.

"We have petitioned the cyber cell of police against the people who morphed the picture," state Congress spokesperson Pankaj Chaturvedi said.

As pictures of filling nomination papers for the party president's post with a Mahatma Gandhi's photo in the background appeared in media, some unidentified persons doctored it to make look like a Mughal emperor, Chaturvedi said.

"This is an insult to It was also aimed at showing our senior leaders in poor light," he said.

Superintendent of police Shailendra Singh Chauhan of the cyber cell said police had received the complaint and would take appropriate action.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 17:15 IST