File pic Congress leader Divya Spandana
File pic Congress leader Divya Spandana

BJP is bribing and inciting voters on social media to vote for Modi : Congress to ECI

ANI | Updated: Mar 28, 2019 23:00 IST

New Delhi (India), Mar 28 (ANI): Congress leader and Chairperson of social media and digital  communication of party, Divya Spandana has written to Election Commission of India (ECI) against the BJP alleging that the party is on its social media pages  allegedly "offering free gifts to voters enticing them to support Narendra Modi".
"It has come to our attention via the media that BJP via the Facebook page "My First Vote For Modi" is enticing voters to vote for Modi with free gifts such as badges, bags, T-shirts, phone covers, caps etc. These gifts are also available for sale on site merchandise narendramodi.in," read the letter.
"We demand that this page and the network of websites that support it be taken down immediately and all associated costs and expenditures incurred so far, including advertising, cost of merchandise , salaries and emoluments of the staff running the page and site, be added to the Prime Minister Modi's personal campaign costs," read the complaint to EC.
The letter seeks early and prompts action by the EC in the matter.
The seven-phased Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to be held from April 11 and will go on till May 19. Results of the polls will be declared on May 23. (ANI)

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