Even because the date for bypolls in Madhya Pradesh nears, a slew of controversial movies proceed to hit the marketing campaign scene. On Thursday, not less than 4 such movies, involving BJP ministers and a minister’s son, went viral on social media.
The Congress lodged three separate complaints with the workplace of Chief Election Officer (CEO) in context of two of those movies and a remark by Indore MP Shankar Lalwani.
Among the many controversial movies which have surfaced is of minister Imarti Devi who’s at present in information due to the alleged offensive remark made towards her by former chief minister Kamal Nath.
In a video, shared by non secular guru and Congress star campaigner Acharya Pramod on Twitter, Imarti Devi is heard saying Kamal Nath’s mom and sister is likely to be ‘objects from Bengal’ however she doesn’t know that. She can also be heard repeatedly referring to Kamal Nath as ‘man from Bengal’ and ‘Bengali man’ who doesn’t have the manners of talking and who got here to MP simply to grow to be the chief minister.
The Congress, which appears to be in a temper to let the controversy surrounding the girl minister lie low, has formally not moved towards the video. Sources mentioned the social gathering is unwilling to tug the controversy additional, at the same time as Kamal Nath has been served discover by the Election Fee of India (ECI) on his alleged ‘merchandise’ jibe on Imarti Devi.
Minister in soup once more with gun-toting video
The MP Congress has, nevertheless, lodged a criticism with the MP CEO workplace on one other viral video of minister Bisahulal Singh the place he’s seen brandishing a firearm whereas threatening political staff/supporters. Earlier, Singh’s video the place he used the time period ‘mistress’ for the spouse of the opponent Congress candidate led to a FIR being registered towards the minister in Anuppur.
Whilst residence minister Narottam Mishra mentioned the gun-toting video of Singh was eight years outdated (when Singh was within the Congress), the Congress has demanded a probe into the video and consequent motion.
The Congress has additionally lodged a criticism towards a video the place Abhishek Bhargava, son of senior minister Gopal Bhargava, is heard saying at a marketing campaign meet in Surkhi of Sagar that ‘cash showers within the homes of ministers and it’s upon these ministers to hoard the cash or distribute it amongst folks’. The Congress has mentioned this assertion of Bhargava amounted to luring folks with cash.
The third criticism was made towards MP Shankar Lalwani who reportedly displayed an image of Kamal Nath with a Bollywood actress to name him ‘Kamar-Nath’ (in reference to ‘waist’). The Congress has referred to as this time period offensive in its criticism.
The fourth video that went viral was of minister O.P.S. Bhadoria, who’s contesting from Mehgaon in Bhind, the place he’s allegedly heard calling upon staff to cast bogus votes. “Will get the votes of those that are there and likewise those that are usually not there,” the minister is heard saying within the viral video, the authenticity of which couldn’t be ascertained. Sources mentioned the video was outdated and had been circulated once more.