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    Congress gets EC notice over 'camouflaged' political ads in poll-bound Rajasthan

    The Hawk
    November22/ 2023
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    Show-cause Notice Issued to Rajasthan Congress President for Allegedly Camouflaging Political Ads as News, BJP Cites Violation Complaint.

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    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to the president of Rajasthan Congress for allegedly camouflaging political advertisements in newspapers as news reports.

    It asked state Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra to respond to the notice by 3 pm on Thursday.

    " the interim, refrain from utilising this format, content, language and placement of advertisement, which as per your own party's complaint in March, violates the spirit of the Representation of the People Act and the model code of conduct...," the notice read.

    The BJP had moved the EC against the Congress advertisements ahead of the November 25 assembly polls.