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SAD lodges complaint against Punjab CM's media advisor Raveen Thukral

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The filed a complaint with the Thursday against Raveen Thukral, claiming that he, as Amarinder Singh's media advisor, had been posting official press releases of the on

However, Thukral denied the Shiromani Akali Dal's charge and said he had resigned from his post on April 7 and the same had been accepted.

He further said he was handling election campaign of the in his personal capacity.

In a complaint filed with the Election Commission, Charanjit Singh Brar, political secretary to chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, claimed that Thukral had violated the model code of conduct by posting party's official press releases on

"Since Raveen Thukral was a government servant, he could not disseminate political and press releases on his page as was being done by him," Brar said.

The leader alleged that Thukral was also monitoring and supervising the distribution of the press releases of the and demanded action against him.

The SAD has simultaneously complained against and Mansa assistant public relation officer, while claiming that they were allegedly influencing voters in favour of the Congress.

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

First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 20:35 IST