Urmila Slammed For Using Abhinandan Varthaman's Image At Rally
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 7:14 AM
Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar came under fire on Twitter for using Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman's photo during a roadside campaign despite the Election Commission's directive to political parties not to use the images of armed forces personnel in poll campaigns. Photos of Ms Matondkar, the Congress Party's candidate from Mumbai North, with Mr Varthaman's image went viral on the micro-blogging site on Monday.
Poll Body Notice To BJP Legislator For Putting Air Force Pilot On Poster
Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 7:05 PM
The Election Commission has issued a show-cause notice to Delhi BJP MLA Om Prakash Sharma for putting up two posters featuring him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Facebook. The Lok Sabha elections is scheduled to begin on April 11 and will continue till May 19. Polling in Delhi will be held in two phases.