Devious BJP

IN Media Watch Briefs | 15/03/2017

Here  is an amazing story from the Manipur election. The editors of 8 newspapers have had FIRs filed against them because the local BJP was devious.  Ads for polling day and the day before, were only to be released after vetting by the  Election Office’s Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC). The party cleared two full page advertisements with the MCMC and then swapped the matter before releasing these to the press. Along with the swapped matter it sent the MCMC certificate for the original. And what did  the ads say? One was headlined "15 years of loot" and alleged misrule and plunder by the Congress during their three terms.                          


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