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Stop all advertisements featuring Hema Malini: RLD writes to EC

'Either the advertisement should be stopped on all media or the cost of the advertisements should be added to the election expenses of Hema Malini'

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Janata Dal  |  Political Parties  |  Hindutva

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

The Rashtriya Lok Dal Saturday urged the to stop all advertisements featuring cine star Hema Malini, who has been renominated as BJP candidate from

In a letter addressed to Chief Electoral Officer of UP L Venkateshwarlu, RLD spokesperson Anil Dubey said, "The advertisements of a water purifying machine featuring cine star are appearing in various media. This is a blatant violation of model code of conduct, as in the advertisement she appeals to the public to use the water purified by the said water purifying machine."

Dubey said, "Either the advertisement should be stopped on all media or the cost of the advertisements should be added to the election expenses of "


When contacted, UP's chief electoral officer L Venkateshwarlu told a decision in the matter will be taken soon.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, March 23 2019. 20:50 IST
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