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Morphed video made by party supporter not by member: AAP

Thursday, 16 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has informed Delhi election body that the 'morphed' video of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief and Member of Parliament (MP) dancing on the AAP's poll campaign song 'Lage Raho Kejriwal' was made by a party supporter not by a member.

AAP said in a reply after the poll body issued a notice to the party for violation of the Model Code of Conduct to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and sought its reply after it posted the video on its Twitter handle on January 11.

The poll body issued a notice following a complaint from the BJP. The BJP on Monday filed a complaint against the AAP claiming the party has defamed the name of party chief Tiwari by making dance video of him dancing to the AAP election campaign song.

Besides, Chief Electoral office (CEO) has removed about four lakh posters and banners violating model code of conduct enforced in the national capital since January 6, officials said on Wednesday.

Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said, "As many as 4, 27, 135 posters, banners have been removed."We have received complaints about some banners and posters still being in place. We have given strict instructions to civic bodies for their removal and urged them to take action against officers concerned."

The official also said that this time Delhi Metro officials who are on duty can also cast their votes through postal as per the rules of Railway rules of Central Government.

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